Publication - Statistics

Recorded crime in Scotland: 2018-2019

Published: 24 Sep 2019
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781839601798

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

125 page PDF

2.8 MB

125 page PDF

2.8 MB

Contents
Recorded crime in Scotland: 2018-2019
Table A5: Drug crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, 2009-10 to 2018-19

125 page PDF

2.8 MB

Table A5: Drug crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, 2009-10 to 2018-19

  Number & Percentage
Crime category 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 % change 17-18 to 18-19
Illegal importation of drugs 17 30 19 24 27 21 52 64 70 56 -20
Illegal cultivation of drugs 753 964 1,242 1,251 1,185 1,066 1,036 822 780 622 -20
Possession of drugs with intent to supply 9,131 6,144 5,423 3,861 3,594 3,700 3,976 3,531 3,877 3,973 2
Possession of drugs 29,179 26,960 28,326 29,150 30,451 31,632 29,929 27,766 27,171 29,843 10
Drugs, other offences, money laundering 328 249 147 402 359 417 486 458 501 337 -33
Total Drug crimes 39,408 34,347 35,157 34,688 35,616 36,836 35,479 32,641 32,399 34,831 8

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