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Recorded Crime in Scotland: June 2020

Third 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 June 2020.

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Recorded Crime in Scotland: June 2020
Table 4: Crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, April to June 2019 and April to June 2020

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Table 4: Crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, April to June 2019 and April to June 2020

Crime group April to June 2019 April to June 2020 % Change since 2019
Total crimes1 63,800 58,198 -9%
Non-sexual crimes of violence 2,378 2,102 -12%
Homicide etc. 34 26 -24%
Attempted murder & serious assault 1,163 830 -29%
Robbery 388 435 12%
Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018 425 370 -13%
Other violence 368 441 20%
Sexual crimes 3,458 2,907 -16%
Rape & attempted rape 618 481 -22%
Sexual assault 1,309 823 -37%
Crimes associated with prostitution 16 10 -38%
Other sexual crimes 1,515 1,593 5%
Crimes of dishonesty 28,622 23,797 -17%
Housebreaking 3,199 2,783 -13%
Theft by opening a lockfast place (OLP) 441 279 -37%
Theft from a motor vehicle by OLP 748 662 -11%
Theft of a motor vehicle 1,243 1,161 -7%
Shoplifting 8,411 4,885 -42%
Other theft 10,798 8,501 -21%
Fraud 2,508 4,072 62%
Other dishonesty 1,274 1,454 14%
Fire-raising, vandalism etc. 12,386 9,996 -19%
Fire-raising 757 666 -12%
Vandalism etc. 11,629 9,330 -20%
Other crimes 16,956 19,396 14%
Crimes against public justice 4,811 6,593 37%
Handling offensive weapons 2,600 2,693 4%
Not used in other criminal activity 1,201 1,321 10%
Used in other criminal activity 1,399 1,372 -2%
Drugs 9,484 10,069 6%
Other 61 41 -33%

1. The total figure for recorded crime excludes the new crimes being recorded under the recently enacted coronavirus legislation. Please see the Crimes recorded under coronavirus legislation section for more information.


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