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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 (Cont.): Crimes and offences recorded in Scotland per 10,000 population, 2010-11 to 2019-20

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

Footnote 11 and 2

Crime / Offence group 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-1816 2018-19 2019-20
Fire-raising, vandalism etc. 156 142 112 102 97 101 97 95 88 87
Fire-raising 8 7 6 5 4 5 5 5 5 5
Vandalism etc. 148 135 106 97 93 96 92 90 84 83
Other crimes 128 128 118 119 115 110 102 109 115 118
Crimes against public justice 50 50 44 44 39 38 35 34 34 36
Handling offensive weapons 14 16 18
Not used in other criminal activity 12 11 8 7 6 6 6 7 8 8
Used in other criminal activity - - - - - - - 8 9 9
Drugs 65 66 65 67 69 66 60 60 64 65
Other 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Coronavirus restrictions - - - - - - - - - 0
Miscellaneous offences7 402 396 382 389 343 314 279 253 240 236
Common assault4 135 131 115 113 109 109 107 108 106 106
Breach of the peace etc.8 134 135 132 134 118 116 108 98 93 92
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct7 71 71 74 81 66 46 29 16 12 10
Urinating etc. 26 26 29 29 21 14 8 6 5 4
Other7 37 35 32 32 29 29 26 25 24 24
Motor vehicle offences10 552 366 317 256 234 215 223
Dangerous and careless driving 19 19 20 22 20 22 22 20 20 21
Driving under the influence 14 14 12 11 10 10 11 11 11 12
Speeding10 155 114 101 64 54 50 53
Unlawful use of vehicle10 108 76 77 85 81 68 71
Vehicle defect offences10 39 29 24 16 13 13 13
Seat belt offences7 55 59 62 71 29 15 8 6 5 5
Mobile phone offences7 53 55 58 67 34 19 12 6 5 4
Other10 78 54 48 38 44 43 43

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 5.


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