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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 1: Crimes1 recorded by the police, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

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Table 1: Crimes1 recorded by the police, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

  Number & Percentage
Crime group 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 % change 10-11 to 11-12
Total Crimes1 418,281 414,214 438,123 417,785 419,257 385,509 377,433 338,124 323,247 314,186 -3
Non-sexual crimes of violence2 16,074 15,187 14,728 13,726 14,099 12,874 12,612 11,228 11,438 9,533 -17
Homicide3 179 149 165 121 159 142 134 106 122 121 -1
Attempted murder & serious assault 2,4 7,414 7,365 7,603 7,030 7,345 6,711 6,472 5,621 5,493 4,693 -15
Robbery 4,636 4,161 3,736 3,553 3,578 3,064 2,963 2,496 2,557 2,244 -12
Other 3,845 3,512 3,224 3,022 3,017 2,957 3,043 3,005 3,266 2,475 -24
Sexual offences 1,5 6,623 6,785 7,325 6,558 6,726 6,552 6,331 6,527 6,696 7,359 10
Rape & attempted rape 924 1,037 1,109 1,161 1,123 1,053 963 996 1,131 1,274 13
Sexual assault6 3,347 3,257 3,470 3,392 3,452 3,502 3,297 3,412 3,220 2,906 -10
Offences associated with prostitution 7 1,130 1,249 1,458 730 779 682 765 661 576 567 -2
Other 1,6,7 1,222 1,242 1,288 1,275 1,372 1,315 1,306 1,458 1,769 2,612 48
Crimes of dishonesty 224,785 211,004 210,365 187,798 183,760 166,718 167,812 153,256 155,870 154,337 -1
Housebreaking8 40,586 36,432 34,959 31,319 30,580 25,443 25,496 23,774 25,017 24,222 -3
Theft by opening a lockfast place (OLP) 7,766 7,405 7,849 8,263 7,422 6,378 6,952 5,074 4,059 3,529 -13
Theft from a motor vehicle by OLP 30,361 26,839 20,403 16,453 16,060 15,217 13,649 10,173 9,495 8,988 -5
Theft of a motor vehicle 20,881 17,604 15,633 14,041 15,000 12,105 11,551 9,304 8,716 7,060 -19
Shoplifting 28,299 27,948 28,534 28,247 28,750 29,186 32,048 30,332 29,660 29,758 0
Other theft 73,214 72,488 77,586 72,128 70,241 64,645 64,384 61,008 64,680 66,681 3
Fraud 15,828 15,277 18,307 11,074 9,332 8,409 8,316 8,283 8,983 8,892 -1
Other 7,850 7,011 7,094 6,273 6,375 5,335 5,416 5,308 5,260 5,207 -1
Fire-raising, vandalism etc. 97,598 103,732 128,566 127,889 129,734 118,025 109,430 93,443 82,020 75,201 -8
Fire-raising 3,767 4,163 4,698 4,856 4,976 4,635 4,651 4,244 3,966 3,755 -5
Vandalism etc. 93,831 99,569 123,868 123,033 124,758 113,390 104,779 89,199 78,054 71,446 -8
Other crimes 73,201 77,506 77,139 81,814 84,938 81,340 81,248 73,670 67,223 67,756 1
Crimes against public justice 22,744 25,756 25,616 27,668 32,052 31,353 29,493 26,885 26,294 26,635 1
Handling an offensive weapon 9,362 9,278 9,545 9,628 10,110 8,989 8,980 7,042 6,283 5,631 -10
Drugs 40,938 42,275 41,823 44,247 42,422 40,746 42,509 39,408 34,347 35,157 2
Other 157 197 155 271 354 252 266 335 299 333 11

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.


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