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Recorded Crime in Scotland: May 2020

Second edition of a new monthly release of Official Statistics on crimes and offences recorded by the police in Scotland providing information on the number of crimes and offences recorded during May 2020.

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Contents
Recorded Crime in Scotland: May 2020
Table 5: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, April to May 2019 and April to May 2020

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Table 5: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, April to May 2019 and April to May 2020

Offence group April to May % Change since 2019
2019 2020
Total offences 43,765 36,518 -17%
Miscellaneous offences 22,554 20,764 -8%
Common assault 9,917 8,113 -18%
Breach of the peace etc. 8,841 8,701 -2%
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 1,091 1,223 12%
Urinating etc. 404 115 -72%
Other miscellaneous offences 2,301 2,612 14%
Motor vehicle offences 21,211 15,754 -26%
Dangerous and careless driving 1,920 1,633 -15%
Driving under the influence 1,016 1,378 36%
Speeding 5,613 2,391 -57%
Unlawful use of vehicle 6,384 6,506 2%
Vehicle defect offences 1,296 767 -41%
Seat belt offences 596 214 -64%
Mobile phone offences 510 256 -50%
Other motor vehicle offences 3,876 2,609 -33%

Contact

Email: Justice_Analysts@gov.scot