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Domestic abuse: statistics recorded by the police in Scotland - 2015/16

Published: 25 Oct 2016

Characteristics of victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse incidents recorded by the police in Scotland between 2015 and 2016.

Domestic abuse: statistics recorded by the police in Scotland - 2015/16
Table 3: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police and whether they resulted in a crime or offence, by local authority, 2015-162

Table 3: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police and whether they resulted in a crime or offence, by local authority, 2015-16 2

Number & Percentage
2015-16
No of Incidents % of Incidents leading to a crime or offence % of Incidents not leading to a crime or offence
Aberdeen City 2,570 60% 40%
Aberdeenshire 1,330 67% 33%
Angus 1,226 53% 47%
Argyll & Bute 653 54% 46%
Clackmannanshire 698 50% 50%
Dumfries & Galloway 1,146 69% 31%
Dundee City 2,365 49% 51%
East Ayrshire 1,535 56% 44%
East Dunbartonshire 658 48% 52%
East Lothian 903 46% 54%
East Renfrewshire 491 47% 53%
Edinburgh City 5,541 49% 51%
Falkirk 2,142 49% 51%
Fife 4,070 58% 42%
Glasgow City 8,596 52% 48%
Highland 2,312 46% 54%
Inverclyde 812 48% 52%
Midlothian 1,116 49% 51%
Moray 730 68% 32%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 154 52% 48%
North Ayrshire 1,725 56% 44%
North Lanarkshire 4,006 43% 57%
Orkney Islands 138 49% 51%
Perth & Kinross 1,221 48% 52%
Renfrewshire 2,151 48% 52%
Scottish Borders 915 49% 51%
Shetland Islands 134 49% 51%
South Ayrshire 1,126 53% 47%
South Lanarkshire 3,253 46% 54%
Stirling 826 47% 53%
West Dunbartonshire 1,358 46% 54%
West Lothian 2,203 51% 49%
Scotland 58,104 51% 49%

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 5.


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