Crime and Disorder - Domestic Abuse

High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 Domestic Abuse

There were 60,080 incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police in 2012-13, compared to 59,847 incidents recorded in 2011-12. This equates to an increase of less than half of 1%. Half of all incidents recorded in 2012-13 led to the recording of a crime or an offence (30,259) and of these, 78 per cent were reported to the procurator fiscal (23,606).

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Source: Justice Analytical Services

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