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Homicide in Scotland, 2013-14

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ISBN9781785440175
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 09, 2014

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ISBN 978 1 78544 017 5 (web only publication)
PPDAS 40480

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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

CONTENTS

1. Introduction

2. Main points

3. Background

4. Commentary

4.1 Homicide cases
4.2 Victims of homicide
4.3 Persons accused of homicide
4.4 Method
4.5 Relationship of main accused to victim
4.6 Main motive
4.7 Alcohol and drug status
4.8 International comparisons of homicide rates

5. Notes on statistics used in this bulletin

List of Charts

Chart 1: Cases initially and currently recorded as homicide by the police, Scotland, 1980 to 1994 then 1995-96 to 2013-14

Chart 2: Location of homicide cases, where known, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Chart 3: Trends in selected crimes of violence, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14 (Index 2004-05 = 100)

Chart 4: Age profile of homicide victims compared to population profile, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Chart 5: Homicide victims per million population by age and gender, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Chart 6: Person accused of homicide per million population by age and gender, Scotland, 2004-2005 to 2013-14

Chart 7: Victims of homicide by main method of killing, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Chart 8: Victims of homicide by main method of killing, Scotland, 2013-14

Chart 9: Victims of homicide by gender and relationship to main accused, where relationship known, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Chart 10: Relationship between main accused and victim, where relationship known, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Chart 11: Alcohol and drug status of homicide accused, Scotland, 2013-14

List of Tables

Table 1: Homicide cases by number of victims and accused persons, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 2: Homicide cases by Local Authority area, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 3: Location of homicide cases, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 4: Selected crimes of violence and common assault recorded by the police, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 5: Age and gender of homicide victims by rate per million population, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 6: Age and gender of persons accused of homicide by rate per million population, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 7: Victims of homicide by gender and main method of killing, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 8: Relationship of main homicide accused to victim by gender of victims, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 9: Relationship of main homicide accused to victim by age and gender of victims, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 10: Relationship of main homicide accused to victim by gender of victim and main accused, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 11: Victims of homicide by gender and relationship of main homicide accused, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 12: Relationship of main homicide accused to victim by gender of victim, main motive and location of homicide, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 13: Victims of homicide by gender, where the motive was drug related, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 14: Victims of homicide where the motive was homophobic or racially motivated, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 15: Alcohol and drug status of persons accused of homicide, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 16: Alcohol and drug status of persons accused of homicide by age and gender, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14

Table 17: Alcohol and drug status of homicide victims and accused by main motive, Scotland, 2013-14