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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 5: Age and gender of homicide victims1 by rate per million population2, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

Age and gender of victim 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Number:
All victims 125 109 137 95 120 115 99 82 101 90
Under 1 year 1 4 4 3 1 2 2 - 3 -
1 to 4 3 - 4 1 1 2 1 1 1 -
5 to 15 5 4 4 1 3 2 2 1 3 3
16 to 20 13 9 12 11 14 14 10 9 14 8
21 to 30 33 29 41 18 36 24 24 18 21 23
31 to 50 48 46 48 48 44 50 47 37 42 38
51 to 70 16 15 21 11 18 18 10 15 15 11
71 and over 6 2 3 2 3 3 3 1 2 7
Male victims 105 94 110 82 100 91 71 55 80 71
Under 1 year - 2 4 1 - - 1 - 3 -
1 to 4 1 - 3 1 1 1 1 1 - -
5 to 15 3 3 3 1 2 1 2 - 2 2
16 to 20 10 7 9 9 14 12 6 6 12 7
21 to 30 30 27 36 14 31 20 21 16 16 17
31 to 50 44 42 40 44 36 41 33 24 34 31
51 to 70 12 13 15 11 15 15 7 8 12 10
71 and over 5 - - 1 1 1 - - 1 4
Female victims 20 15 27 13 20 24 28 27 21 19
Under 1 year 1 2 - 2 1 2 1 - - -
1 to 4 2 - 1 - - 1 - - 1 -
5 to 15 2 1 1 - 1 1 - 1 1 1
16 to 20 3 2 3 2 - 2 4 3 2 1
21 to 30 3 2 5 4 5 4 3 2 5 6
31 to 50 4 4 8 4 8 9 14 13 8 7
51 to 70 4 2 6 - 3 3 3 7 3 1
71 and over 1 2 3 1 2 2 3 1 1 3
Rate per million population:
All victims 25 22 27 19 23 22 19 16 19 17
Under 1 year 20 77 75 55 18 35 34 - 51 -
1 to 4 14 - 19 5 5 9 4 4 4 -
5 to 15 7 6 6 2 5 3 3 2 5 5
16 to 20 41 28 37 33 42 42 30 27 42 24
21 to 30 53 47 67 29 56 36 35 26 30 32
31 to 50 32 31 32 32 29 34 32 25 29 26
51 to 70 14 13 18 9 15 15 8 12 12 9
71 and over 11 4 6 4 5 5 5 2 3 12
Male victims 43 39 45 33 40 37 28 22 32 28
Under 1 year - 76 145 36 - - 33 - 100 -
1 to 4 9 - 28 9 9 9 9 9 - -
5 to 15 9 9 9 3 6 3 6 - 6 6
16 to 20 62 43 54 53 82 70 35 35 71 41
21 to 30 97 88 118 45 96 60 61 45 44 46
31 to 50 60 58 55 61 50 57 46 34 49 44
51 to 70 22 24 27 20 26 26 12 14 20 16
71 and over 25 - - 5 5 5 - - 4 17
Female victims 8 6 10 5 8 9 10 10 8 7
Under 1 year 40 79 - 76 37 72 34 - - -
1 to 4 19 - 10 - - 9 - - 9 -
5 to 15 6 3 3 - 3 3 - 3 3 3
16 to 20 19 13 19 12 - 12 25 18 12 6
21 to 30 10 6 16 13 16 12 9 6 14 17
31 to 50 5 5 10 5 10 12 18 17 11 9
51 to 70 7 3 10 - 5 5 5 11 5 2
71 and over 3 6 9 3 6 6 9 3 3 9

Notes:

1. Figures correct as at 6th November 2012.

2. Population data are derived from relevant mid-year population estimates prepared by the National Records of Scotland:
http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/theme/population/estimates/mid-year/index.html.

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Email: Neil Henderson

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