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Domestic abuse: statistics recorded by the police in Scotland - 2019/20

Characteristics of victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse incidents recorded by the police in Scotland in 2019/20.

Domestic abuse: statistics recorded by the police in Scotland - 2019/20
Table 4: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police and whether they included a crime or offence, by local authority, 2019-20

Table 4: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police and whether they included a crime or offence, by local authority, 2019-20

  Number & Percentage
2019-20
Local authority Number of incidents % of incidents including a crime or offence % of incidents not including a crime or offence
Aberdeen City 2,566 44% 56%
Aberdeenshire 1,737 48% 52%
Angus 1,179 44% 56%
Argyll & Bute 687 45% 55%
Clackmannanshire 781 43% 57%
Dumfries & Galloway 1,394 54% 46%
Dundee City 2,480 42% 58%
East Ayrshire 1,524 45% 55%
East Dunbartonshire 634 38% 62%
East Lothian 1,258 36% 64%
East Renfrewshire 554 41% 59%
Edinburgh City 5,575 41% 59%
Falkirk 2,123 43% 57%
Fife 4,599 43% 57%
Glasgow City 9,539 39% 61%
Highland 2,374 33% 67%
Inverclyde 935 43% 57%
Midlothian 1,206 34% 66%
Moray 828 51% 49%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 133 29% 71%
North Ayrshire 1,744 46% 54%
North Lanarkshire 4,801 37% 63%
Orkney Islands 118 41% 59%
Perth & Kinross 1,249 39% 61%
Renfrewshire 2,260 41% 59%
Scottish Borders 1,152 37% 63%
Shetland Islands 131 41% 59%
South Ayrshire 1,313 42% 58%
South Lanarkshire 3,619 33% 67%
Stirling 766 43% 57%
West Dunbartonshire 1,338 42% 58%
West Lothian 2,310 39% 61%
Scotland 62,907 40% 60%

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