Coronavirus (COVID-19): Justice Analytical Services data report - August 2021

Monthly data report on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the justice system in Scotland, including information from Police Scotland, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, and Scottish Prison Service.

101 and 999 call volumes

Total weekly 999 & 101 calls have generally been lower compared to the equivalent weeks from the previous year.

  • 101 calls have remained relatively stable over the past six months (although in recent weeks they have shown a downward trend), whilst 999 calls have experienced an increasing trend.
  • In the week ending 5th September, 34,863 calls were made to Police Scotland.
  • When combined, calls were lower than the previous week.
Chart: Number of calls
Line graph showing the numbers of 101 and 999 calls has been relatively stable in recent months.

Type of call

Week ending

25th August 2021

Week ending

5th September 2021

101 calls



999 calls



Total calls





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