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Domestic abuse: statistics recorded by the police in Scotland - 2018/19

Published: 25 Feb 2020

Characteristics of victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse incidents recorded by the police in Scotland for 2018 to 2019.

Domestic abuse: statistics recorded by the police in Scotland - 2018/19
Table 7: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by relationship between victim and accused Scotland, 2018-19

Table 7: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by relationship between victim and accused Scotland, 2018-19

   Number & percentage
Relationship between victim and accused 2018-19
Number Percentage (where relationship known)
Spouse/Civil Partner 6,027 11%
Co-habitee 9,572 18%
Partner 11,742 22%
Ex-spouse/Civil Partner 2,273 4%
Ex-partner 23,330 44%
Other 469 1%
Unknown 7,228 -
Total 60,641 100%

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