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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 4: Crimes and offences recorded in Scotland per 10,000 population, 2010-11 to 2019-20

Table 4: Crimes and offences recorded in Scotland per 10,000 population, 2010-11 to 2019-20

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Rate per 10,000 population
Crime / Offence group 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-1816 2018-19 2019-20
Total crimes 614 593 514 508 479 458 442 451 453 451
Non-sexual crimes of violence 22 18 14 13 12 13 13 13 15 17
Homicide etc.3 (incl. causing death by driving) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Attempted murder & serious assault4 10 9 7 6 6 7 8 8 8 7
Robbery 5 4 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3
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Other violence 6 5 4 3 3 2 3 3 3 3
Sexual crimes5 13 14 14 16 18 19 21 23 25 24
Rape & attempted rape 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 4
Sexual assault 6 5 6 6 7 7 8 9 9 9
Crimes associated with prostitution 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Other sexual crimes 3 5 5 5 7 8 9 10 11 11
Crimes of dishonesty 296 291 256 258 237 216 209 211 211 204
Housebreaking6 48 46 40 42 39 33 30 28 25 24
Theft by opening a lockfast place (OLP) 8 7 6 6 5 4 4 4 3 3
Theft from a motor vehicle by OLP 18 17 12 12 11 9 7 7 6 5
Theft of a motor vehicle 17 13 11 11 10 9 10 9 9 9
Shoplifting 56 56 50 52 51 53 53 58 62 56
Other theft 123 126 110 110 100 86 84 82 79 76
Fraud 17 17 17 15 13 14 14 16 18 22
Other dishonesty 10 10 10 10 8 7 8 8 8 9

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