Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2020-2021

Statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police in Scotland, split by crime or offence group and by local authority. This bulletin also includes a new chapter which presents an estimate of how many cyber-crimes were recorded in Scotland during 2019-20 and 2020-21.

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Table A10: Estimated additional crimes recorded following procedural change to recording of international crimes, 2020-21

Table Note: 22

Crime type Estimated number of crimes Perpetrator likely to be outwith UK (percentage)23
Total 1,160 <1%
Other sexual crimes 140 2%
Fraud 900 6%
Threats and extortion 110 12%
Computer Misuse Act 1990 * 4%
Sample size24 802

* Estimated to be fewer than 5 crimes.



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