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Recorded crime in Scotland: attempted murder and serious assault, 2008-2009 and 2017-2018

Information on crimes of attempted murder and serious assault recorded by the police in 2008 to 2009 and 2017 to 2018.

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Recorderd Crime in Scotland: Attempted Murder and Serious Assualt, 2008-09 and 2017-18

All of the reduction in Attempted Murder and Serious Assault between 2008-09 and 2017-18 is due to fewer crimes of Attempted Murder and Serious Assault which involved:

1. A male victim, under 30 years old, in a public space, with a weapon - this scenario is estimated to have fallen by 710, which would account for 31% of the total fall in recorded Attempted Murder and Serious Assault since 2008-09.

2. A male victim, under 30 years old, in a public space, with no weapon - this scenario is estimated to have fallen by 530, which would account for 23% of the total fall in recorded Attempted Murder and Serious Assault since 2008-09.

3. A male victim, under 30 years old, in a private space, with a weapon - this scenario is estimated to have fallen by 370, which would account for 16% of the total fall in recorded Attempted Murder and Serious Assault since 2008-09.

4. A male victim, aged 30 or above, in a public space, with a weapon - this scenario is estimated to have fallen by 330, which would account for 14% of the total fall in recorded Attempted Murder and Serious Assault since 2008-09.

5. A male victim, aged 30 or above, in a private space, with a weapon - this scenario is estimated to have fallen by 350, which would account for 15% of the total fall in recorded Attempted Murder and Serious Assault since 2008-09.

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