Publication - Statistics

Racist Incidents Recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2013-14

Published: 24 Nov 2015
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781785448584

This bulletin presents statistics on racist incidents recorded by Police Scotland in 2013-14.

Racist incidents reported to the police may involve one or more victims/ complainers, one or more perpetrators, and may result in one or more crimes or offences being recorded.

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Racist Incidents Recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2013-14
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Table 7A: Crimes recorded by the police as part of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14 1

Number

Crimes recorded

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

Crimes of violence and sexual offences

69

83

77

65

84

60

74

73

44

66

Crimes of dishonesty

62

67

83

73

72

91

48

52

40

28

Fire-raising, vandalism etc.

468

571

473

456

366

403

353

325

211

211

Other crimes

82

96

105

84

69

94

46

34

24

40

Total offences - of which

5,053

5,627

5,916

5,989

6,026

5,822

5,652

5,988

4,909

5,175

Common assault

750

876

908

812

739

884

848

803

608

678

Breach of the peace etc.1

915

795

859

1,066

1,125

829

820

1,201

1,285

1,551

Racially aggravated harassment

360

300

237

247

228

183

159

121

119

111

Racially aggravated conduct

2,969

3,583

3,808

3,778

3,815

3,801

3,683

3,658

2,694

2,639

Other offences

59

73

104

86

119

125

142

205

203

196

Unknown crimes/offences

-

-

-

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

5,734

6,444

6,654

6,673

6,617

6,470

6,173

6,472

5,228

5,520

1. Breach of the Peace etc includes 'Breach of the peace', 'Threatening or abusive behaviour', 'Offence of stalking', 'Offensive behaviour at football and Threatening communications' (Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Act 2012). See sections 6.33 and 6.34.


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