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Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2015-16

Published: 27 Sep 2016

Statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police in Scotland.

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Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2015-16
Table 6: Crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-162

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Table 6: Crimes recorded by the police, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16 2

Number & Percentage
Crime group 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 % change 14-15 to 15-16
Total Crimes 419,257 385,509 377,433 338,124 323,247 314,188 273,053 270,397 256,350 246,243 -4
Non-sexual crimes of violence 14,099 12,874 12,612 11,228 11,438 9,533 7,530 6,785 6,357 6,775 7
Homicide etc. 3 (incl. causing death by driving) 159 142 134 106 122 121 91 106 105 81 -23
Attempted murder & serious assault 4 7,345 6,711 6,472 5,621 5,493 4,693 3,643 3,268 3,166 4,007 27
Robbery 3,578 3,064 2,963 2,496 2,557 2,244 1,832 1,499 1,497 1,327 -11
Other violence 3,017 2,957 3,043 3,005 3,266 2,475 1,964 1,912 1,589 1,360 -14
Sexual crimes 5 6,726 6,552 6,331 6,527 6,696 7,361 7,693 8,604 9,557 10,273 7
Rape & attempted rape 1,123 1,053 963 996 1,131 1,274 1,462 1,808 1,901 1,809 -5
Sexual assault 3,452 3,502 3,297 3,412 3,220 2,908 3,008 3,405 3,727 3,963 6
Crimes associated with prostitution 779 682 765 661 576 567 534 490 374 247 -34
Other sexual crimes 1,372 1,315 1,306 1,458 1,769 2,612 2,689 2,901 3,555 4,254 20
Crimes of dishonesty 183,760 166,718 167,812 153,256 155,870 154,337 135,899 137,324 126,857 115,789 -9
Housebreaking 6 30,580 25,443 25,496 23,774 25,017 24,222 21,515 22,272 20,607 17,637 -14
Theft by opening a lockfast place ( OLP) 7,422 6,378 6,952 5,074 4,059 3,529 3,239 3,218 2,879 2,193 -24
Theft from a motor vehicle by OLP 16,060 15,217 13,649 10,173 9,495 8,988 6,159 6,189 5,816 4,684 -19
Theft of a motor vehicle 15,000 12,105 11,551 9,304 8,716 7,060 5,731 5,976 5,423 5,028 -7
Shoplifting 28,750 29,186 32,048 30,332 29,660 29,758 26,449 27,693 27,364 28,424 4
Other theft 70,241 64,645 64,384 61,008 64,680 66,681 58,704 58,794 53,539 46,419 -13
Fraud 9,332 8,409 8,316 8,283 8,983 8,892 8,898 8,088 6,913 7,400 7
Other dishonesty 6,375 5,335 5,416 5,308 5,260 5,207 5,204 5,094 4,316 4,004 -7
Fire-raising, vandalism etc. 129,734 118,025 109,430 93,443 82,020 75,201 59,479 54,418 52,091 54,226 4
Fire-raising 4,976 4,635 4,651 4,244 3,966 3,755 3,066 2,549 2,351 2,595 10
Vandalism etc. 124,758 113,390 104,779 89,199 78,054 71,446 56,413 51,869 49,740 51,631 4
Other crimes 84,938 81,340 81,248 73,670 67,223 67,756 62,452 63,266 61,488 59,180 -4
Crimes against public justice 32,052 31,353 29,493 26,885 26,294 26,635 23,401 23,610 21,100 20,361 -4
Handling an offensive weapon 10,110 8,989 8,980 7,042 6,283 5,631 4,015 3,795 3,289 3,111 -5
Drugs 42,422 40,746 42,509 39,408 34,347 35,157 34,688 35,616 36,836 35,479 -4
Other 354 252 266 335 299 333 348 245 263 229 -13

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 6.


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