Publication - Statistics

Homicide in Scotland, 2002

Published: 26 Nov 2003
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
0755924215

Statistics on homicide in Scotland, 2002

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Homicide in Scotland, 2002
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Statistical Bulletin Criminal Justice Series CrJ/2003/9 HOMICIDE IN SCOTLAND, 2002

Victims of homicide (1), by sex of victim and relationship of main accused to victim, 1993-2002 Table 11

Sex of victim and relationship of main accused to victim

Year recorded

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001 (3)

2002

All victims

116

111

133

134

90

96

119

105

116

127

All victims (solved cases)

115

107

132

131

88

95

117

105

114

125

Main Accused:

Partner (2)

Partner/ex-partner

21

20

20

18

9

15

17

22

16

14

Relative

Son, daughter

4

2

3

7

4

2

4

2

2

3

Parent

6

4

9

4

4

5

4

8

5

5

Other blood relative

5

3

4

4

3

4

4

4

5

6

Acquaintance

Friend or social acquaintance

{62

57

69

53

45

46

58}

36

39

42

Business or criminal associate

3

6

8

Rival gang member

3

1

3

Other known person

10

17

19

Stranger

Victim known to accused

{17

21

27

44

22

23

23}

1

2

3

Victim unknown to accused

10

14

17

Unknown

-

-

-

1

-

-

3

6

6

5

Male victim (solved cases)

84

87

103

96

71

74

96

74

82

104

Main Accused:

Partner (2)

Partner/ex-partner

7

8

6

10

2

9

6

7

2

4

Relative

Son, daughter

3

1

3

4

4

2

2

2

1

3

Parent

2

3

5

1

3

3

4

4

3

3

Other blood relative

5

2

4

4

2

3

4

4

4

5

Acquaintance

Friend or social acquaintance

{55

52

63

49

42

40

55}

29

33

39

Business or criminal associate

2

6

7

Rival gang member

3

1

3

Other known person

10

16

18

Stranger

Victim known to accused

{12

21

22

27

18

17

18}

1

1

3

Victim unknown to accused

7

10

14

Unknown

-

-

-

1

-

-

3

5

5

5

Female victim (solved cases)

31

20

29

35

17

21

21

31

31

21

Main Accused:

Partner (2)

Partner/ex-partner

14

12

14

8

7

6

11

15

14

10

Relative

Son, daughter

1

1

-

3

-

-

2

-

1

-

Parent

4

1

4

3

1

2

-

4

2

2

Other blood relative

-

1

-

-

1

1

-

-

1

1

Acquaintance

Friend or social acquaintance

{7

5

6

4

3

6

3}

7

6

3

Business or criminal associate

1

-

1

Rival gang member

-

-

-

Other known person

-

1

1

Stranger

Victim known to accused

{5

-

5

17

4

6

5}

-

1

-

Victim unknown to accused

3

4

3

Unknown

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

-

Unsolved

1

4

1

3

2

1

2

-

2

2

1. Currently (as at 30 October 2003) recorded as homicide.
2. See Annex note 10.10 for the definition of 'partner' (Ex-partner only includes ex- spouse pre-2000).
3. Total includes 2 victims where sex and/or age was unknown.