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Domestic abuse in Scotland: 2016-17 statistics

Published: 24 Oct 2017

Characteristics of victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse incidents recorded by the police in Scotland.

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Domestic abuse in Scotland: 2016-17 statistics
Table 6: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by gender of victim & accused, Scotland, 2007-08 to 2016-17 (1, 4)

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Table 6: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by gender of victim & accused, Scotland, 2007-08 to 2016-17 (1, 4)

Number & Percentage

2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Female victim, male perpetrator 41,833 44,961 41,927 44,951 46,439 45,916 42,120 39,483 43,158 42,759
% of total known 85 84 82 81 81 80 80 79 79 79
Male victim, female perpetrator 6,199 7,361 7,938 8,889 9,569 9,946 9,435 8,901 9,845 9,957
% of total known 13 14 15 16 17 17 18 18 18 18
Female victim, female perpetrator 565 640 682 736 566 605 612 671 743 737
% of total known 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Male victim, male perpetrator 530 548 666 693 659 677 724 854 877 835
% of total known 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2
Not recorded or other 4 822 421 713 429 2,614 2,936 5,548 9,973 3,481 4,522
Total 49,949 53,931 51,926 55,698 59,847 60,080 58,439 59,882 58,104 58,810

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 5.


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