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Statistical Release Crime and Justice Series: Homicide in Scotland, 2010-11

Published: 14 Dec 2011
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Statistical Release Crime and Justice Series: Homicide in Scotland, 2010-11

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Statistical Release Crime and Justice Series: Homicide in Scotland, 2010-11
Table 8. Homicide victims by main motive for killing, Scotland, 2001-02 to 2010-11

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Table 8. Homicide victims by main motive for killing, Scotland, 2001-02 to 2010-11

Main motive 1 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
Victims - solved cases 113 122 108 135 91 118 112 96 81 96
Rage, fury 20 21 20 22 10 14 23 10 13 19
Fight or quarrel 38 44 41 43 35 34 33 33 27 28
Jealousy 5 4 1 4 4 3 6 6 3 8
Sexual 3 1 2 1 2 3 1 3 4 -
Financial (theft or gain) 10 6 4 6 2 3 1 9 3 8
Feud, faction rivalry 8 13 8 16 11 14 8 8 6 5
Insanity - 4 - 3 - 3 1 2 1 3
Contract killing 1 - 1 - 1 - - - - 2
Suicide pact or mercy killing - - - - 1 2 1 1 - -
Other 7 14 17 14 10 15 20 7 7 7
Unknown 21 15 14 26 15 27 18 17 17 16
Victims - unsolved cases 2 3 1 2 3 1 3 3 1 1
All victims 115 125 109 137 94 119 115 99 82 97

1. See Annex 1.8.