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Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2019-2020

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, 2019-2020
Table 3: Percentage of crimes / offences cleared up by the police, Scotland, 2010-11 to 2019-20

Table 3: Percentage of crimes / offences cleared up by the police, Scotland, 2010-11 to 2019-20

Footnote 1 and 2

Percentage
Crime / Offence group 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Total crimes 48.6 49.4 51.3 51.5 50.4 51.6 50.0 49.5 51.0 51.5
Non-sexual crimes of violence 71.6 75.4 78.5 81.5 83.7 82.0 77.1 76.1 73.3 71.7
Homicide etc.3 (incl. causing death by driving) 99.2 96.7 104.4 101.9 107.6 101.2 99.0 104.1 94.1 98.3
Attempted murder & serious assault4 69.9 73.9 77.8 81.5 83.3 84.4 78.6 78.9 76.3 77.2
Robbery 54.8 61.6 65.9 71.8 77.2 78.3 76.2 73.7 72.4 70.5
Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act - - - - - - - - - 68.9
Other violence 86.6 89.8 90.5 88.4 89.5 77.6 71.7 68.3 65.3 60.6
Sexual crimes5 66.4 67.5 68.0 75.6 76.5 74.1 61.9 60.0 58.1 56.3
Rape & attempted rape 54.9 56.9 61.8 73.0 74.2 76.3 59.6 54.6 52.7 53.1
Sexual assault 63.8 62.3 61.8 70.6 76.6 70.8 57.4 58.4 57.7 55.3
Crimes associated with prostitution 97.0 95.9 95.9 96.7 97.3 96.4 92.1 83.1 86.8 76.2
Other sexual crimes 68.6 72.2 72.7 79.4 75.5 74.9 65.1 63.3 59.5 58.0
Crimes of dishonesty 37.0 37.2 38.1 37.4 35.8 38.0 36.7 36.9 38.3 37.1
Housebreaking6 24.5 24.5 24.8 23.2 25.0 26.7 22.5 23.9 26.4 28.3
Theft by opening a lockfast place (OLP) 22.6 21.7 19.5 16.8 15.2 21.2 17.5 18.5 18.2 18.5
Theft from a motor vehicle by OLP 17.2 17.2 20.1 16.2 15.1 19.3 16.5 15.8 19.2 19.9
Theft of a motor vehicle 43.3 45.2 47.6 43.1 39.3 41.8 39.9 40.8 41.7 37.5
Shoplifting 78.5 78.7 79.7 78.8 74.6 72.9 71.6 67.4 67.4 66.3
Other theft 20.0 20.6 21.0 20.5 18.6 19.9 19.3 19.2 20.2 20.3
Fraud 57.2 55.3 52.2 55.8 50.6 44.7 39.9 39.1 35.5 28.3
Other dishonesty 74.3 73.9 72.1 71.1 66.6 62.1 60.3 60.8 55.5 56.7

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