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 2: Offences1 recorded by the police, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

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Table 2: Offences1 recorded by the police, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

Number & Percentage
Offence 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 Offences1 524,122 615,876 638,564 599,888 607,406 572,094 560,291 563,666 530,249 544,033 3
Miscellaneous offences1 169,563 180,963 214,302 219,491 232,373 224,256 226,821 230,971 209,967 210,401 0
Common assault2 54,956 57,355 73,711 72,281 78,167 73,523 74,130 72,212 70,786 69,253 -2
Breach of the peace etc.3 74,690 77,883 89,920 89,615 93,387 90,301 91,198 85,239 68,555 71,058 4
Drunkenness 7,279 7,534 7,234 6,984 6,664 6,702 6,045 5,722 5,765 5,744 0
Other1 32,638 38,191 43,437 50,611 54,155 53,730 55,448 67,798 64,861 64,346 -1
Motor vehicle offences4 354,559 434,913 424,262 380,397 375,033 347,838 333,470 332,695 320,282 333,632 4
Dangerous and careless driving 12,680 12,036 13,062 12,956 13,601 12,964 11,519 11,073 9,839 9,853 0
Driving under the influence 11,838 11,571 11,061 11,257 11,704 10,697 9,800 8,504 7,563 7,445 -2
Speeding 117,167 199,213 210,120 167,724 162,929 137,206 117,256 113,523 114,129 125,221 10
Unlawful use of vehicle 99,518 99,526 76,676 75,120 73,058 73,655 68,554 63,259 53,769 53,877 0
Vehicle defect offences 46,466 37,194 27,022 23,932 21,170 22,328 25,603 26,666 21,921 24,094 10
Other4 66,890 75,373 86,321 89,408 92,571 90,988 100,738 109,670 113,061 113,142 0

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. For the distinction between Serious assault and Common assault please see Note 7.6.
3. 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).
4. The totals of these categories for 2007-08 have been revised following the submission of amended data from Fife Constabulary.


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