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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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Contents
Domestic abuse in Scotland: 2016-17 statistics
Table 7: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by relationship between victim and accused Scotland, 2016-17

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Table 7: Incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police, by relationship between victim and accused Scotland, 2016-17

Number & percentage

Relationship between victim and accused 2016-17
Number Percentage
(where relationship known)
Spouse/Civil Partner 7,303 13%
Co-habitee 11,504 20%
Partner 12,254 22%
Ex-spouse/Civil Partner 2,192 4%
Ex-partner 22,758 40%
Other 598 1%
Unknown 2,201 -
Total 58,810 100%

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