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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 16: Alcohol and drug status of persons accused of homicide1 by age and gender, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

Number

Age and gender of accused Drink and/or drug status of accused Total
Drunk On drugs Drunk and on drugs Neither drunk nor on drugs Unknown
All accused 509 116 142 215 517 1,499
Under 16 12 1 2 16 19 50
16 to 20 134 16 38 38 122 348
21 to 30 158 59 48 67 187 519
31 to 50 170 39 53 74 161 497
51 and over 35 1 1 20 28 85
Male accused 453 93 125 191 464 1,326
Under 16 12 1 2 15 19 49
16 to 20 123 13 32 32 110 310
21 to 30 144 50 44 61 168 467
31 to 50 144 28 46 65 142 425
51 and over 30 1 1 18 25 75
Female accused 56 23 17 24 53 173
Under 16 - - - 1 - 1
16 to 20 11 3 6 6 12 38
21 to 30 14 9 4 6 19 52
31 to 50 26 11 7 9 19 72
51 and over 5 - - 2 3 10

Notes:

1. Figures correct as at 6 November 2012.

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