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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 5: Crimes and offences recorded by local authority area, 2019-20

Table 5: Crimes and offences recorded by local authority area, 2019-20

Number
Local authority area Non-sexual
crimes of violence
Sexual crimes Crimes of dishonesty Fire-raising,
vandalism, etc.
Other crimes Coronavirus restrictions Total crimes
Aberdeen City 512 608 5,218 1,850 3,256 8 11,452
Aberdeenshire 326 549 2,405 1,386 2,087 3 6,756
Angus 186 373 1,243 741 666 1 3,210
Argyll & Bute 90 211 785 600 796 1 2,483
Clackmannanshire 117 156 862 559 674 0 2,368
Dumfries & Galloway 195 428 2,543 1,293 2,112 0 6,571
Dundee City 464 614 4,345 1,742 2,469 0 9,634
East Ayrshire 189 237 2,638 1,137 1,461 7 5,669
East Dunbartonshire 106 175 1,268 546 777 5 2,877
East Lothian 89 196 1,923 873 854 0 3,935
East Renfrewshire 65 144 1,088 452 464 1 2,214
Edinburgh, City of 1,057 1,206 17,313 5,303 5,534 0 30,413
Falkirk 262 427 2,913 1,456 2,090 1 7,149
Fife 582 1,085 6,370 2,697 3,002 2 13,738
Glasgow City 1,819 1,866 19,377 7,909 12,075 35 43,081
Highland 232 462 2,751 1,460 2,343 0 7,248
Inverclyde 156 151 1,398 719 1,277 0 3,701
Midlothian 119 205 1,894 792 972 0 3,982
Moray 132 260 880 552 827 0 2,651
Na h-Eileanan Siar 11 38 99 93 173 0 414
North Ayrshire 180 360 2,798 1,460 1,534 3 6,335
North Lanarkshire 575 752 8,089 3,610 5,457 1 18,484
Orkney Islands 12 47 108 53 134 0 354
Perth & Kinross 174 350 1,950 756 1,154 0 4,384
Renfrewshire 300 404 3,429 1,547 2,116 6 7,802
Scottish Borders 100 229 1,460 864 924 0 3,577
Shetland Islands 24 56 179 109 117 0 485
South Ayrshire 160 211 2,386 886 1,248 11 4,902
South Lanarkshire 499 673 6,583 3,014 3,937 15 14,721
Stirling 139 252 1,517 670 978 0 3,556
West Dunbartonshire 187 217 1,650 929 1,744 7 4,734
West Lothian 257 422 3,947 1,673 1,337 0 7,636
Scotland 9,316 13,364 111,409 47,731 64,589 107 246,516

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