Publication - Statistics publication

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 3: Crimes and offences1 cleared up by the police, as a percentage of those recorded, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

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Table 3: Crimes and offences1 cleared up by the police, as a percentage of those recorded, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

  Percentage
Crime / Offence group 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Total Crimes1 46 47 45 46 47 48 49 49 49 49
Non-sexual crimes of violence2 58 58 59 59 60 62 64 67 72 75
Homicide3 97 99 99 99 100 99 100 106 99 97
Attempted murder & serious assault 2,4 59 59 60 60 60 61 62 66 70 74
Robbery 36 39 39 37 39 40 46 46 55 62
Other 81 79 79 81 83 84 84 85 87 90
Sexual offences 1,5 79 77 75 75 74 71 68 66 66 67
Rape & attempted rape 78 75 69 72 67 70 61 57 55 57
Sexual assault6 76 74 73 74 71 68 65 61 64 62
Offences associated with prostitution7 100 100 99 99 98 98 99 97 97 96
Other 1,6,7 67 64 60 65 70 68 63 67 69 72
Crimes of dishonesty 38 39 37 37 38 38 39 38 37 37
Housebreaking8 27 27 25 26 26 26 24 25 25 24
Theft by opening a lockfast place (OLP) 36 35 30 37 37 32 38 31 23 22
Theft from a motor vehicle by OLP 19 20 18 15 17 15 17 17 17 17
Theft of a motor vehicle 36 38 37 37 41 44 43 44 43 45
Shoplifting 78 79 77 77 78 77 78 79 78 79
Other theft 21 22 20 21 21 21 21 21 20 21
Fraud 81 83 80 76 75 74 75 57 57 55
Other 91 85 79 79 78 82 79 73 74 74
Fire-raising, vandalism etc. 22 23 21 23 25 25 25 26 25 25
Fire-raising 24 25 22 26 26 25 24 24 22 24
Vandalism etc. 22 23 21 23 25 25 25 26 25 25
Other crimes 99 99 98 98 99 98 98 98 98 98
Crimes against public justice 99 99 98 98 98 98 98 97 98 98
Handling an offensive weapon 99 98 97 97 97 96 96 96 96 97
Drugs 99 99 97 98 100 99 99 99 99 99
Other 78 74 73 85 85 89 89 90 89 89
Miscellaneous offences1 89 90 83 84 84 84 83 84 83 84
Common assault9 76 78 69 70 71 71 70 70 70 71
Breach of the peace etc.10 95 94 88 90 90 90 89 88 87 87
Drunkenness 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 99
Other1 96 96 94 93 92 92 91 92 91 93

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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