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Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2015-16

Published: 27 Sep 2016

Statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police in Scotland.

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Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2015-16
Table A5: Drug crimes recorded by the police, Scotland 2006-07 to 2015-16

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Table A5: Drug crimes recorded by the police, Scotland 2006-07 to 2015-16

Number & Percentage
Crime category 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 % change 14-15 to 15-16
Illegal importation of drugs 9 9 9 17 30 19 24 27 21 52 148
Illegal cultivation of drugs 437 490 609 753 964 1,242 1,251 1,185 1,066 1,036 -3
Possession of drugs with intent to supply 10,444 9,328 9,697 9,131 6,144 5,423 3,861 3,594 3,700 3,976 7
Possession of drugs 31,329 30,559 31,805 29,179 26,960 28,326 29,150 30,451 31,632 29,929 -5
Drugs, other offences, money laundering 203 360 389 328 249 147 402 359 417 486 17
Total Drug crimes 42,422 40,746 42,509 39,408 34,347 35,157 34,688 35,616 36,836 35,479 -4

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 6.


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