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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 (Cont.): Percentage of crimes / offences cleared up by the police, Scotland, 2010-11 to 2019-20

Table 3 (Cont.): 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
Fire-raising, vandalism etc. 25.0 25.4 27.0 25.1 22.8 24.3 25.1 25.2 25.9 26.6
Fire-raising 21.9 23.9 25.9 27.2 25.1 28.2 25.7 27.5 26.9 23.0
Vandalism etc. 25.2 25.5 27.0 25.0 22.7 24.1 25.0 25.1 25.9 26.8
Other crimes 98.3 98.4 97.9 98.4 96.5 96.0 95.3 89.6 89.0 90.9
Crimes against public justice 97.6 97.6 97.6 98.0 97.5 97.5 96.7 96.3 96.7 96.0
Handling offensive weapons 80.7 80.3 78.1
Not used in other criminal activity 96.2 97.3 97.0 97.8 96.6 96.5 96.7 91.9 90.1 90.9
Used in other criminal activity - - - - - - - 71.1 71.4 66.9
Drugs 99.4 99.2 98.2 98.8 95.9 95.1 94.4 87.8 87.1 91.6
Other 88.7 90.6 94.6 97.7 95.1 97.0 96.2 89.9 95.6 86.1
Coronavirus restrictions - - - - - - - - - 100.0
Miscellaneous offences7 82.0 83.9 85.5 87.5 86.3 84.3 80.3 77.7 76.6 75.9
Common assault4 69.9 71.4 72.6 75.9 76.2 75.9 70.8 69.1 68.6 68.9
Breach of the peace etc.8 84.3 86.8 87.8 89.2 87.8 86.5 84.8 84.0 83.3 82.3
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct7 99.9 99.8 99.9 99.9 99.8 99.8 99.6 99.5 99.3 100.0
Urinating etc. 99.7 99.7 99.8 100.0 99.8 99.7 99.6 99.6 99.4 98.5
Other7 70.6 75.5 76.0 78.9 76.9 74.9 72.5 71.3 69.9 69.3

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 5.


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