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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 8: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by age and gender of victim, Scotland, 2018-19

Table 8: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by age and gender of victim, Scotland, 2018-19

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  Number & Rate per 10,000 population
Age Group of Victim  Gender of victim Rate per 10,000 population 3 
Female Male Not recorded or other 4  Total Female Male Total
Under 16 278 21  - 299 6 0 3
16-18 1,733 180 1 1,914 212 21 114
19-21 3,789 469 1 4,259 385 46 213
22-25 6,186 950 2 7,138 431 65 247
26-30 8,567 1,511 13 10,091 446 79 263
31-35 7,713 1,426 2 9,141 425 82 257
36-40 5,970 1,380 1 7,351 345 83 216
41-50 6,921 1,972 1 8,894 189 57 125
51-60 2,659 1,047 2 3,708 66 28 47
61 and over 724 369  - 1,093 10 6 8
Total 44,576 9,336 6,729 60,641 160 35 112

Please see Notes for Tables


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