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 7B: Clear-up rate of crimes recorded by the police as part of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14 1,2

Percentage

Crimes cleared up

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

49.3

33.7

48.1

55.4

61.9

70.0

68.9

72.6

72.7

45.5

Crimes of dishonesty

48.4

46.3

47.0

47.9

62.5

64.8

52.1

61.5

60.0

82.1

Fire-raising, vandalism etc.

33.3

31.9

38.1

36.4

35.2

47.1

36.8

37.5

43.1

48.8

Other crimes

81.7

81.3

89.5

84.5

85.5

93.6

89.1

85.3

100.0

100.0

Total offences - of which

56.2

55.6

59.5

59.7

64.9

68.5

69.1

69.8

71.8

78.4

Common assault

51.5

52.9

55.4

56.9

63.2

69.0

67.7

68.7

70.6

73.0

Breach of the peace etc.1

62.1

56.0

67.2

62.4

71.3

72.9

69.6

59.5

64.0

73.4

Racially aggravated harassment

56.9

46.0

57.0

57.1

60.5

62.8

67.3

62.0

73.9

80.2

Racially aggravated conduct

56.1

57.5

59.5

60.4

64.2

67.9

70.3

74.8

76.8

83.8

Other offences

23.7

31.5

38.5

29.1

46.2

60.8

44.4

50.7

57.1

61.7

Total

54.5

53.5

58.2

58.2

63.4

67.5

67.2

68.3

70.7

77.0

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.

2. Due to the delay in collecting the data for 2013-14 (see section 2.6), care is urged when comparing across years.


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