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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 A8: Common assault offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 2010-11 to 2019-20

Table A8: Common assault offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 2010-11 to 2019-20

Number Percentage
2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 % change 18-19 to 19-20
Common assault 64,330 62,146 54,441 53,544 51,698 52,182 51,352 51,331 50,817 50,314 -1
Common assault of an emergency worker 6,456 7,107 6,514 6,813 6,480 6,414 6,509 7,004 7,098 7,519 6
Total 70,786 69,253 60,955 60,357 58,178 58,596 57,861 58,335 57,915 57,833 0

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