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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 2: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, May 2019 and May 2020

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Table 2: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, May 2019 and May 2020

Offence group May % Change since
May 2019
2019 2020
Total offences 22,121 21,069 -5%
Miscellaneous offences 11,507 11,458 0%
Common assault 5,083 4,435 -13%
Breach of the peace etc. 4,485 4,811 7%
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 553 694 25%
Urinating etc. 190 68 -64%
Other miscellaneous offences 1,196 1,450 21%
Motor vehicle offences 10,614 9,611 -9%
Dangerous and careless driving 966 935 -3%
Driving under the influence 509 774 52%
Speeding 2,758 1,890 -31%
Unlawful use of vehicle 3,208 3,759 17%
Vehicle defect offences 681 497 -27%
Seat belt offences 312 130 -58%
Mobile phone offences 255 161 -37%
Other motor vehicle offences 1,925 1,465 -24%

Contact

Email: Justice_Analysts@gov.scot