Publication - Statistics

Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2011-12

Published: 26 Jun 2012
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781780459042

Recorded Crime in Scotland for 2011-12

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Contents
Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2011-12
Table A1: Crimes and offences1 recorded and cleared up by the police, 2007-08 to 2011-12

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Table A1: Crimes and offences1 recorded and cleared up by the police, 2007-08 to 2011-12

Number
2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Police strength at end financial year
(full-time equivalent - FTE)
16,222 17,048 17,409 17,263 17,436
Number of crimes recorded1,2 385,509 377,433 338,124 323,247 314,186
Crimes recorded per 1,000 population 75 73 65 62 60
Crimes recorded per FTE police officer 24 22 19 19 18
Number of crimes cleared up1,2 184,631 184,719 166,680 156,943 155,264
Crimes cleared up per FTE police officer 11 11 10 9 9
Number of offences recorded1,3 572,094 560,291 563,666 530,249 544,033
Offences recorded per 1,000 population 111 108 109 102 104
Offences recorded per FTE police officer 35 33 32 31 31
Number of offences cleared up1,3 534,031 518,629 522,896 490,680 507,818
Offences cleared up per FTE police officer 33 30 30 28 29

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. Overall total of Crimes for 2009-10 have been revised following the submission of amended data from Central Scotland Police.
3. Overall total of Offences for 2007-08 have been revised following the submission of amended data from Fife Constabulary.


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