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Recorded Crime in Scotland: December 2021

A document outlining the crimes and offences recorded by the police in Scotland during the month of December 2021.

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Table 3: Crimes recorded by the police by local authority, Scotland, December 2019, 2020 and 2021

  December % Change since % Change since
2019 2020 2021 December 2020 December 2019
Aberdeen City 934 929 1,022 10% 9%
Aberdeenshire 521 491 509 4% -2%
Angus 202 279 240 -14% 19%
Argyll & Bute 149 190 154 -19% 3%
Clackmannanshire 178 142 145 2% -19%
Dumfries & Galloway 462 504 480 -5% 4%
Dundee City 805 804 680 -15% -16%
East Ayrshire 489 452 340 -25% -30%
East Dunbartonshire 215 230 145 -37% -33%
East Lothian 292 352 228 -35% -22%
East Renfrewshire 177 139 137 -1% -23%
Edinburgh City 2,259 1,964 1,944 -1% -14%
Falkirk 563 534 510 -4% -9%
Fife 1,052 1,175 1,013 -14% -4%
Glasgow City 3,300 2,732 2,868 5% -13%
Highland 655 590 548 -7% -16%
Inverclyde 322 268 241 -10% -25%
Midlothian 320 344 277 -19% -13%
Moray 227 240 253 5% 11%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 65 42 26 -38% -60%
North Ayrshire 475 543 378 -30% -20%
North Lanarkshire 1,480 1,394 1,062 -24% -28%
Orkney Islands 25 18 23 28% -8%
Perth & Kinross 382 396 398 1% 4%
Renfrewshire 619 586 609 4% -2%
Scottish Borders 311 322 251 -22% -19%
Shetland Islands 24 39 19 -51% -21%
South Ayrshire 390 296 331 12% -15%
South Lanarkshire 1,121 1,041 907 -13% -19%
Stirling 315 243 242 0% -23%
West Dunbartonshire 325 335 310 -7% -5%
West Lothian 555 615 533 -13% -4%
Scotland1 19,209 18,229 16,823 -8% -12%

1. The total figure for recorded crime excludes the new crimes being recorded under the recently enacted coronavirus legislation. Please see the Crimes recorded under coronavirus legislation section for more information.

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