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Domestic abuse: statistics recorded by the police in Scotland - 2016/17

Published: 24 Oct 2017

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

Domestic abuse: statistics recorded by the police in Scotland - 2016/17
Table 11: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by location of incident, Scotland, 2016-17

Table 11: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by location of incident, Scotland, 2016-17

Number & percentage

2016-17 %
Joint home 12,101 21%
Victim`s home 24,798 42%
Accused`s home 3,212 5%
Other dwelling 11,408 19%
Street 3,553 6%
Licensed premises 435 1%
Other 3,266 6%
Unknown 37 0%
Total 58,810 100%

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 5.


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