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 10: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by whether the victim/accused has previous history of domestic abuse7 recorded, Scotland, 2019-20

Accused history
Victim's history No previous incident Previous incidents Not recorded Total
No Previous Incidents 13,382 2,632 2,028 18,042
Previous Incidents 4,040 29,367 3,453 36,860
Not recorded 407 408 7,190 8,005
Total 17,829 32,407 12,671 62,907

Please see Notes for tables at end of this chapter.



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