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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 6: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by age and gender of victim, Scotland, 2015-163,4,5

Table 6: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by age and gender of victim, Scotland, 2015-16 3,4,5

Number & Rate per 10,000 population 3
Gender of victim Rate per 10,000 population 3
Age Group of Victim Female Male Not recorded or other 4 Total Female Male Total
Under 16 293 21 - 314 7 0 3
16-18 2,223 225 - 2,448 251 24 135
19-21 4,101 658 - 4,759 402 63 231
22-25 7,022 1,299 - 8,321 462 87 276
26-30 8,436 1,770 1 10,207 463 99 283
31-35 7,172 1,787 1 8,960 406 106 259
36-40 5,394 1,368 1 6,763 335 88 214
41-50 7,540 2,504 1 10,045 192 68 131
51-60 2,720 1,147 1 3,868 71 31 52
61 and over 763 425 - 1,188 11 8 10
Not Recorded 30 7 1,194 1,231 - - -
Total 45,694 11,211 1,199 58,104 165 43 108

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 5.


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