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Recorded Crime in Scotland: October 2021

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

Recorded Crime in Scotland: October 2021
Table 3: Crimes recorded by the police by local authority, Scotland, October 2019, 2020 and 2021

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

  October % Change since % Change since
2019 2020 2021 October 2020 October 2019
Aberdeen City 1,039 970 1,181 22% 14%
Aberdeenshire 588 584 539 -8% -8%
Angus 246 257 326 27% 33%
Argyll & Bute 204 179 211 18% 3%
Clackmannanshire 193 185 199 8% 3%
Dumfries & Galloway 490 488 590 21% 20%
Dundee City 887 881 861 -2% -3%
East Ayrshire 511 479 391 -18% -23%
East Dunbartonshire 246 248 173 -30% -30%
East Lothian 379 336 327 -3% -14%
East Renfrewshire 192 192 155 -19% -19%
Edinburgh City 2,545 2,198 2,355 7% -7%
Falkirk 591 495 461 -7% -22%
Fife 1,229 1,366 1,241 -9% 1%
Glasgow City 3,998 3,279 3,372 3% -16%
Highland 556 590 582 -1% 5%
Inverclyde 336 266 315 18% -6%
Midlothian 341 358 312 -13% -9%
Moray 195 213 247 16% 27%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 35 44 28 -36% -20%
North Ayrshire 570 492 476 -3% -16%
North Lanarkshire 1,583 1,454 1,242 -15% -22%
Orkney Islands 30 26 17 -35% -43%
Perth & Kinross 420 414 353 -15% -16%
Renfrewshire 712 627 628 0% -12%
Scottish Borders 280 284 408 44% 46%
Shetland Islands 57 42 33 -21% -42%
South Ayrshire 435 380 401 6% -8%
South Lanarkshire 1,180 1,142 1,080 -5% -8%
Stirling 302 299 266 -11% -12%
West Dunbartonshire 425 413 348 -16% -18%
West Lothian 648 617 590 -4% -9%
Scotland1 21,443 19,798 19,708 0% -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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