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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 9: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by location of incident, Scotland, 2015-16

Table 9: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by location of incident, Scotland, 2015-16

Number & percentage
2015-16 %
Joint home 13,026 22%
Victim`s home 25,045 43%
Accused`s home 3,527 6%
Other dwelling 9,110 16%
Street 3,683 6%
Licensed premises 424 1%
Other 3,240 6%
Unknown 49 0%
Total 58,104 100%

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 5.


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