Publication - Statistics

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2011-12

Published: 4 Dec 2012
ISBN:
9781782562573

Statistical bulletin on crimes and offences involving firearms recorded by the police in Scotland in 2011-12

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Contents
Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2011-12
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Table 2: Offences in which a firearm was alleged to have been involved as a percentage1 of (selected) total recorded crimes2, Scotland, 2002-03 to 2011-12

Percentage
Type of Offence 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-093 2009-103 2010-11 2011-12
Homicide 2.4 1.9 5.6 8.4 6.6 3.4 2.0 2.5 2.2 5.4
Attempted murder 3.6 4.2 2.4 4.9 5.2 4.6 3.2 2.0 2.3 2.2
Serious assault4 0.6 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1
Robbery 2.5 3.2 2.3 2.1 2.3 2.1 3.1 3.6 3.4 3.1
Vandalism 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 ~
Common assault4,5 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Notes:

1. Some of the figures in this table are based on fewer than 100 recorded offences.

2. For further information on the selected total recorded crimes please see Note 4.4.2.

4. For the distinction between Serious assault and Common assault please see Note 4.5.2.

5. Common assault includes the offences of Common assault and Common assault on an emergency worker.


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