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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 1 (Cont.): Crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, 2010-11 to 2019-20

Table 1 (Cont.): Crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, 2010-11 to 2019-20

Footnote 2

Crime group 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-1816 2018-19 2019-20 % change 18-19 to 19-20 % change 10-11 to 19-20
Fire-raising, vandalism etc. 82,020 75,201 59,479 54,418 52,091 54,226 52,514 51,322 47,997 47,731 -1 -42
Fire-raising 3,966 3,755 3,066 2,549 2,351 2,595 2,793 2,632 2,481 2,657 7 -33
Vandalism etc. 78,054 71,446 56,413 51,869 49,740 51,631 49,721 48,690 45,516 45,074 -1 -42
Other crimes 67,224 67,805 62,514 63,365 61,573 59,218 54,946 58,970 62,422 64,589 3 -4
Crimes against public justice 26,294 26,635 23,401 23,610 21,100 20,361 18,795 18,679 18,512 19,441 5 -26
Handling offensive weapons 7,733 8,896 9,644 8 n/r
Not used in other criminal activity 6,283 5,631 4,015 3,795 3,289 3,111 3,271 3,570 4,216 4,484 6 -29
Used in other criminal activity - - - - - - - 4,163 4,680 5,160 10 -
Drugs 34,347 35,157 34,688 35,616 36,836 35,479 32,641 32,399 34,831 35,303 1 3
Other 300 382 410 344 348 267 239 159 183 201 10 -33
Coronavirus restrictions - - - - - - - - - 107 -

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Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 5.


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