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Recorded Crime in Scotland: November 2021

Official Statistics on crimes and offences recorded by the police in Scotland for November 2021.

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Table 2: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, November 2019, 2020 and 2021

Crime group November % Change since % Change since
2019 2020 2021 November 2020 November 2019
Total offences 20,135 20,443 17,913 -12% -11%
Miscellaneous offences 10,361 10,047 9,544 -5% -8%
Common assault 4,653 4,356 4,622 6% -1%
Breach of the peace etc. 4,059 3,914 3,433 -12% -15%
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 383 430 205 -52% -46%
Urinating etc. 187 39 120 208% -36%
Other miscellaneous offences 1,079 1,308 1,164 -11% 8%
Motor vehicle offences 9,774 10,396 8,369 -19% -14%
Dangerous and careless driving 989 942 896 -5% -9%
Driving under the influence 622 719 603 -16% -3%
Speeding 2,102 2,075 1,723 -17% -18%
Unlawful use of vehicle 3,223 3,975 2,663 -33% -17%
Vehicle defect offences 512 583 468 -20% -9%
Seat belt offences 165 131 112 -15% -32%
Mobile phone offences 165 115 92 -20% -44%
Other motor vehicle offences 1,996 1,856 1,812 -2% -9%

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