Publication - Statistics

Homicide in Scotland 2018-2019: statistics

Published: 29 Oct 2019
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order

Statistical bulletin on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2018-2019.

Homicide in Scotland 2018-2019: statistics
Stakeholder Consultation

Stakeholder Consultation

From April-June 2015, Justice Analytical Services conducted a consultation of stakeholders and users of the suite of publications based on returns from Police Scotland, which includes the Homicide in Scotland statistical bulletin series. 

A report on the results of the consultation can be found at the link below:

Separate to the presentation of the statistics on Homicide in Scotland, the Scottish Crime Recording Board is running a consultation on how the National Statistics on Recorded Crime in Scotland are presented. This includes inviting user views on some potential changes in approach to the grouping structure used in these statistics. The consultation closes on the 30th November 2019. Further information on this consultation can be found at the following link:

We always welcome feedback on the content of our statistical bulletins and users are welcome to submit their comments to:

If you would like to be kept informed about developments in crime statistics, we suggest registering with ScotStat: