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Domestic abuse: statistics recorded by the police in Scotland - 2017/18

Published: 27 Nov 2018

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

Domestic abuse: statistics recorded by the police in Scotland - 2017/18
Table 4: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police and whether they included a crime or offence, by local authority, 2017-18

Table 4: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police and whether they included a crime or offence, by local authority, 2017-18

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Number & Percentage
2017-18
No of Incidents % of Incidents including a crime or offence % of Incidents not including a crime or offence
Aberdeen City 2,773 50% 50%
Aberdeenshire 1,616 52% 48%
Angus 1,139 48% 52%
Argyll & Bute 655 44% 56%
Clackmannanshire 831 45% 55%
Dumfries & Galloway 1,246 61% 39%
Dundee City 2,103 44% 56%
East Ayrshire 1,405 49% 51%
East Dunbartonshire 563 36% 64%
East Lothian 938 39% 61%
East Renfrewshire 536 38% 62%
Edinburgh City 5,722 44% 56%
Falkirk 2,116 42% 58%
Fife 4,455 46% 54%
Glasgow City 8,853 45% 55%
Highland 2,336 38% 62%
Inverclyde 894 43% 57%
Midlothian 987 41% 59%
Moray 714 58% 42%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 167 32% 68%
North Ayrshire 1,590 47% 53%
North Lanarkshire 4,587 39% 61%
Orkney Islands 107 47% 53%
Perth & Kinross 1,142 43% 57%
Renfrewshire 2,132 41% 59%
Scottish Borders 1,090 40% 60%
Shetland Islands 124 36% 64%
South Ayrshire 1,027 47% 53%
South Lanarkshire 3,311 38% 62%
Stirling 802 45% 55%
West Dunbartonshire 1,375 34% 66%
West Lothian 2,205 48% 52%
Scotland 59,541 44% 56%

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 5.


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