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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 14: Victims of homicide1 where the motive was homophobic or racially motivated, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

Number

Homophobic and racially 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
Homophobic motivation
No 119 100 128 91 106 105 93 79 96 82
Yes - 2 1 - 8 1 - 1 2 2
Unknown 3 6 6 1 5 6 3 1 2 2
Racial motivation
No 119 101 131 92 107 105 91 80 98 82
Yes - 1 - - 7 1 2 - 2 1
Unknown 3 6 4 - 5 6 3 1 - 3

Notes:

1. Figures correct as at 6 November 2012.

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