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Recorded Crime in Scotland: September 2020

Official Statistics on crimes and offences recorded by the police in Scotland for September 2020.

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Table 5: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, April to September 2019 and April to September 2020

Crime group April to September 2019 April to September 2020 % Change since 2019
Total offences 130,465 121,914 -7%
Miscellaneous offences 67,953 67,234 -1%
Common assault 29,876 27,155 -9%
Breach of the peace etc. 26,757 27,469 3%
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 3,411 3,696 8%
Urinating etc. 1,250 594 -52%
Other miscellaneous offences 6,659 8,320 25%
Motor vehicle offences 62,512 54,680 -13%
Dangerous and careless driving 5,819 5,861 1%
Driving under the influence 3,102 4,395 42%
Speeding 16,095 10,690 -34%
Unlawful use of vehicle 19,064 18,966 -1%
Vehicle defect offences 3,586 3,248 -9%
Seat belt offences 1,784 1,073 -40%
Mobile phone offences 1,404 985 -30%
Other motor vehicle offences 11,658 9,462 -19%

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