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

Selected crimes of violence recorded by the police, 1993-2002 Table 4

Year Recorded

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2,000

2,001

2,002

Homicide (1)

122

113

137

135

95

100

128

108

106

127

Attempted murder

545

623

632

661

625

638

712

587

683

774

Sexual assault

1,626

1,603

1,638

1,729

1,979

2,154

1,933

1,822

1,907

2,250

Abduction

215

248

259

251

244

288

297

289

295

305

Serious assault

5,799

5,917

6,101

6,149

5,296

5,836

6,323

6,232

6,473

6,685

Robbery

5,582

5,297

5,330

5,254

4,484

4,951

5,075

4,420

4,228

4,938

Simple assault

41,339

45,083

46,604

47,605

50,088

50,958

53,989

54,751

54,870

54,726

Total violent crime (2)

55,228

58,884

60,701

61,784

62,811

64,925

68,457

68,209

68,562

69,805

Homicide as proportion of all violent crime (1)

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

1. The homicide figures given in this table are taken from aggregate recorded crime statistics reported by the police. Due to slight differences in the timing and methods of collection, the aggregate crime figures for homicide may differ slightly from the figures given elsewhere in this bulletin (which are derived from individual returns made in respect of each homicide).
2. Violent crime is defined here to be crimes included in the categories shown in the above table.