Publication - Statistics

Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2011-12

Published: 26 Jun 2012
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Statistics
ISBN:
9781780459042

Recorded Crime in Scotland for 2011-12

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Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2011-12
Table 4b: Crimes and offences1 recorded by police force area per 10,000 population, 2011-12

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Table 4b: Crimes and offences1 recorded by police force area per 10,000 population, 2011-12

  Number
Crime / Offence group Central Dumfries & Galloway Fife Grampian Lothian & Borders Northern Strathclyde Tayside SCOTLAND
Total Crimes1 549 408 486 526 597 466 694 468 598
Non-sexual crimes of violence2 13 9 9 11 19 17 23 13 18
Homicide3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Attempted murder & serious assault 2,4 8 5 6 5 7 9 12 7 9
Robbery 2 1 2 2 6 1 6 3 4
Other 4 2 2 4 6 6 5 3 5
Sexual Offences 1,5 17 10 16 18 14 12 13 11 14
Rape & attempted rape 3 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2
Sexual assault6 7 5 8 7 6 5 5 5 6
Offences associated with prostitution7 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1
Other 1,6,7 6 4 5 7 4 5 5 3 5
Crimes of dishonesty 260 155 249 278 327 179 331 231 294
Housebreaking8 33 20 38 35 52 19 57 31 46
Theft by opening a lockfast place (OLP) 7 3 6 7 8 7 7 4 7
Theft from a motor vehicle by OLP 7 4 10 15 20 2 23 10 17
Theft of a motor vehicle 10 9 11 14 17 9 15 7 13
Shoplifting 47 32 49 49 55 32 65 66 57
Other theft 123 69 113 125 145 86 138 89 127
Fraud 22 14 12 21 18 16 17 13 17
Other 12 5 10 11 12 8 9 10 10
Fire-raising, vandalism etc. 147 111 120 123 142 122 163 109 143
Fire-raising 7 4 5 8 7 5 8 4 7
Vandalism etc. 140 107 115 115 135 117 154 104 136
Other crimes 112 123 92 96 95 135 164 105 129
Crimes against public justice 53 52 46 38 41 46 62 36 51
Handling an offensive weapon 11 6 7 7 9 11 14 7 11
Drugs 48 62 38 51 44 79 88 61 67
Other 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
Total Offences1 1,236 1,521 698 974 757 919 1,212 873 1,035
Miscellaneous offences1 352 268 292 336 246 323 552 258 400
Common assault9 145 99 129 140 112 119 145 108 132
Breach of the peace etc.10 135 112 87 126 89 130 177 87 135
Drunkenness 3 6 5 9 5 26 15 9 11
Other1 69 50 70 62 41 49 216 55 122
Motor vehicle offences 884 1,254 406 638 511 596 660 615 635
Dangerous and careless driving 21 46 12 30 7 26 21 9 19
Driving under the influence 15 13 14 16 12 19 14 13 14
Speeding 345 708 167 297 194 308 170 402 238
Unlawful use of vehicle 107 100 77 115 119 68 107 70 103
Vehicle defect offences 233 115 24 41 15 84 33 30 46
Other 164 271 111 139 165 90 315 91 215
Total Crimes and Offences1 1,786 1,929 1,183 1,501 1,355 1,385 1,906 1,341 1,633

Notes:

1. Overall totals of Crimes and Offences for 2009-10 and 2010-11 have been affected by changes to the categories of Other sexual offences and Other miscellaneous offences. From 2011-12 onwards, the offence of Taking, distribution, possession etc. of indecent photos of children has been reclassified as a Sexual offence.
2. The totals of these categories for 2009-10 have been revised following the submission of amended data from Central Scotland Police.
3. Includes Murder, and Culpable homicide, which includes Causing death by dangerous driving, Causing death by careless driving while under the influence of drink or drugs, Causing death by careless driving and Corporate homicide.
4. For the definition of Serious assault please see Note 7.6.
5. Implementation of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act will have an effect on comparability of breakdown of Sexual offences over time. For further information please see Note 3.5.
6. The totals of these categories for 2009-10 have been revised following the submission of amended data from Fife Constabulary.
7. These categories have been restructured to provide a more coherent picture of Sexual offences. Offences associated with prostitution includes: Offences relating to prostitution, Soliciting services of person engaged in prostitution, Brothel keeping, Immoral traffic and Procuration. Other sexual offences includes: Other sexually coercive conduct, Other sexual offences involving 13-15 year old children, Taking, distribution, possession etc. of indecent photos of children, Incest, Unnatural crimes, Public indecency and Sexual exposure.
8. Includes dwellings, non-dwellings and other premises.
9. For the distinction between Serious assault and Common assault please see Note 7.6.
10. 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).


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