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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Contents
Racist Incidents Recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2013-14
Annex 6: Users of the Statistics

46 page PDF

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Annex 6: Users of the Statistics

6.55. These statistics are used by a large number of stakeholders within central government, the police and other public bodies for a variety of purposes.

6.56. Racist incidents statistics are also used by a variety of external stakeholders, including:

  • Victim support groups
  • National and local journalism;
  • Academic research; and
  • Students and school pupils writing dissertations and carrying out projects.

6.57. Official Statistics are a tool used in decision making both inside and outside government, and for this tool to be effective it must be designed to meet the needs of users. Comments on the uses you have made of these statistics and any suggestions for their improvement are always welcomed and should be sent to justiceanalysts@gov.scot.


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