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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 1: Crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, June 2019 and June 2020

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Table 1: Crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, June 2019 and June 2020

June % Change since
Crime group 2019 2020 June 2019
Total crimes1 21,084 20,440 -3%
Non-sexual crimes of violence 851 722 -15%
Homicide etc. 17 9 -47%
Attempted murder & serious assault 439 294 -33%
Robbery 132 157 19%
Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018 142 123 -13%
Other violence 121 139 15%
Sexual crimes 1,123 1,184 5%
Rape & attempted rape 205 194 -5%
Sexual assault 425 338 -20%
Crimes associated with prostitution 8 6 n/r
Other sexual crimes 485 646 33%
Crimes of dishonesty 9,655 8,184 -15%
Housebreaking 1,113 871 -22%
Theft by opening a lockfast place (OLP) 178 101 -43%
Theft from a motor vehicle by OLP 253 166 -34%
Theft of a motor vehicle 400 367 -8%
Shoplifting 2,840 1,680 -41%
Other theft 3,576 2,988 -16%
Fraud 880 1,542 75%
Other dishonesty 415 469 13%
Fire-raising, vandalism etc. 3,867 3,524 -9%
Fire-raising 215 218 1%
Vandalism etc. 3,652 3,306 -9%
Other crimes 5,588 6,826 22%
Crimes against public justice 1,620 2,290 41%
Handling offensive weapons 882 958 9%
Not used in other criminal activity 400 459 15%
Used in other criminal activity 482 499 4%
Drugs 3,070 3,563 16%
Other 16 15 -6%

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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