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Publication - Statistics Publication

Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2015-16

Published: 27 Sep 2016
Part of:
Communities and third sector, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786524775

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

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110 page PDF

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Contents
Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2015-16
Table 7: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16 2

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Table 7: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16 2

Number & Percentage
Offence 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 offences 10 501,281 379,498 339,193 -11
Miscellaneous offences 7 228,854 232,846 211,655 210,135 203,063 207,190 183,513 168,896 -8
Common assault 4 78,167 73,523 74,130 72,212 70,786 69,253 60,955 60,357 58,178 58,596 1
Breach of the peace etc. 8 95,051 92,206 93,327 87,403 70,468 71,451 70,301 71,288 63,205 62,233 -2
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 7 31,307 39,545 37,451 37,458 39,238 43,043 35,524 24,639 -31
Urinating etc. 7,753 8,384 10,717 14,186 13,620 13,602 15,420 15,361 11,216 7,700 -31
Other 7 19,373 19,500 19,330 18,371 17,149 17,141 15,390 15,728 2
Motor vehicle offences 10 294,091 195,985 170,297 -13
Dangerous and careless driving 13,601 12,964 11,519 11,073 9,839 9,853 10,530 11,524 10,773 12,057 12
Driving under the influence 11,704 10,697 9,800 8,504 7,563 7,445 6,433 6,079 5,218 5,458 5
Speeding 10 82,382 60,926 54,419 -11
Unlawful use of vehicle 10 57,779 40,855 41,470 2
Vehicle defect offences 10 20,923 15,593 13,070 -16
Seat belt offences 7 26,225 29,324 29,171 31,505 33,047 37,880 15,619 8,059 -48
Mobile phone offences 7 23,957 26,146 27,736 29,110 30,875 35,764 17,978 10,085 -44
Other 10 41,760 29,023 25,679 -12

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 6.


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