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Recorded crime in Scotland: 2016-2017

Published: 26 Sep 2017

Statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police in Scotland, split by crime or offence group and by local authority.

Recorded crime in Scotland: 2016-2017
Table A3: Theft of, and from, motor vehicles recorded by the police, Scotland, 2007-08 to 2016-17

Table A3: Theft of, and from, motor vehicles recorded by the police, Scotland, 2007-08 to 2016-17

Number & Percentage
Crime category 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 % change 15-16 to 16-17
Theft from motor vehicle of which: 21,944 20,825 17,075 16,531 16,906 13,323 13,821 12,933 11,081 10,162 -8
Theft by opening a lockfast place ( OLP) 11,181 9,847 7,400 6,795 6,386 4,404 4,450 4,173 3,285 2,715 -17
OLP with intent to steal 2,695 2,613 1,812 1,793 1,792 1,198 1,152 1,119 964 733 -24
Attempted theft OLP 1,341 1,189 961 907 810 557 587 524 435 440 1
Other theft 6,727 7,176 6,902 7,036 7,918 7,164 7,632 7,117 6,397 6,274 -2
Theft of motor vehicle 9,864 9,407 7,706 7,325 6,087 5,149 5,340 4,866 4,597 4,696 2
Attempted theft of motor vehicle 2,241 2,144 1,598 1,391 973 582 636 557 431 520 21
Total Motor vehicle theft 34,049 32,376 26,379 25,247 23,966 19,054 19,797 18,356 16,109 15,378 -5

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