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Homicide in Scotland, 2011-12

Statistical bulletin on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2011-12

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Table 13: Victims of homicide1 where the motive was drug related2, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

Number

Drug related motive 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
All victims - solved cases 122 108 135 92 119 112 96 81 100 86
Drug related
No 101 83 107 69 81 85 79 72 83 75
Yes 16 15 12 17 22 18 12 6 10 8
Unknown 5 10 16 6 16 9 5 3 7 3

Notes:

1. Figures correct as at 6 November 2012.

2. For further information on drug related homicides please see Note 4.12.

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