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

November % Change since % Change since
2019 2020 2021 November 2020 November 2019
Aberdeen City 871 943 1,144 21% 31%
Aberdeenshire 556 559 541 -3% -3%
Angus 269 270 278 3% 3%
Argyll & Bute 216 190 189 -1% -13%
Clackmannanshire 216 244 173 -29% -20%
Dumfries & Galloway 462 554 616 11% 33%
Dundee City 825 906 845 -7% 2%
East Ayrshire 546 457 432 -5% -21%
East Dunbartonshire 222 268 195 -27% -12%
East Lothian 322 363 276 -24% -14%
East Renfrewshire 169 186 131 -30% -22%
Edinburgh City 2,460 2,269 2,086 -8% -15%
Falkirk 618 587 504 -14% -18%
Fife 1,128 1,210 1,219 1% 8%
Glasgow City 3,594 3,192 3,211 1% -11%
Highland 555 556 580 4% 5%
Inverclyde 312 394 242 -39% -22%
Midlothian 255 364 283 -22% 11%
Moray 236 217 210 -3% -11%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 36 48 27 -44% -25%
North Ayrshire 462 623 476 -24% 3%
North Lanarkshire 1,651 1,464 1,142 -22% -31%
Orkney Islands 20 29 23 -21% 15%
Perth & Kinross 364 430 378 -12% 4%
Renfrewshire 645 680 592 -13% -8%
Scottish Borders 249 312 241 -23% -3%
Shetland Islands 43 34 35 3% -19%
South Ayrshire 371 451 301 -33% -19%
South Lanarkshire 1,206 1,140 952 -16% -21%
Stirling 276 256 259 1% -6%
West Dunbartonshire 320 448 312 -30% -3%
West Lothian 612 687 640 -7% 5%
Scotland1 20,087 20,331 18,533 -9% -8%

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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