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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.

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Table 5: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police per 10,000 population4, by local authority, 2009-10 to 2019-201

  Rate per 10,000 population
Local authority 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-169 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Aberdeen City 111 106 110 118 110 135 112 110 121 110 112
Aberdeenshire 23 22 24 31 34 54 51 56 62 57 66
Angus 82 84 102 99 107 114 105 97 98 90 101
Argyll & Bute 56 59 63 62 63 73 75 73 75 75 80
Clackmannanshire 138 162 154 139 152 138 136 151 162 136 152
Dumfries & Galloway 78 93 85 94 85 82 77 70 84 87 94
Dundee City 159 162 166 171 165 170 160 153 141 157 166
East Ayrshire 104 113 117 115 123 128 126 110 115 120 125
East Dunbartonshire 51 63 62 63 59 54 62 57 52 58 58
East Lothian 92 98 93 101 101 98 88 90 89 109 117
East Renfrewshire 47 53 61 61 51 58 53 55 57 54 58
Edinburgh City 106 111 111 110 107 116 111 107 111 112 106
Falkirk 121 130 133 127 128 124 135 136 132 124 132
Fife 112 106 124 131 126 114 111 120 120 121 123
Glasgow City 152 173 187 172 160 150 142 145 143 147 151
Highland 38 63 80 90 88 96 99 100 99 101 101
Inverclyde 78 95 117 111 101 111 102 110 114 112 120
Midlothian 114 104 124 134 133 128 128 117 110 129 130
Moray 42 63 74 67 40 79 76 79 75 84 86
Na h-Eileanan Siar 21 37 41 34 45 53 57 57 62 62 50
North Ayrshire 128 130 137 132 134 134 127 123 117 124 129
North Lanarkshire 124 109 109 118 115 117 118 130 135 142 141
Orkney Islands 21 50 50 44 50 53 64 47 49 57 53
Perth & Kinross 66 73 79 84 91 103 81 78 76 79 82
Renfrewshire 96 125 139 134 132 128 123 127 121 121 126
Scottish Borders 71 67 70 82 76 80 80 85 95 88 100
Shetland Islands 16 30 44 44 37 46 58 50 54 52 57
South Ayrshire 107 111 112 114 111 115 100 90 91 95 117
South Lanarkshire 87 93 101 97 96 98 103 104 104 110 113
Stirling 94 95 92 87 84 86 89 87 85 78 81
West Dunbartonshire 150 164 189 168 163 136 152 155 153 148 150
West Lothian 116 119 122 131 130 125 123 124 122 124 126
Scotland 99 106 113 113 110 112 108 109 110 112 115

Please see Notes for tables at end of this chapter.

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