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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 A1: Sexual crimes5 recorded by the police, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16

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Table A1: Sexual crimes 5 recorded by the police, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16

Number & Percentage
Sexual crimes 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
Rape & attempted rape 1,123 1,053 963 996 1,131 1,274 1,462 1,808 1,901 1,809 -5
Rape 922 908 821 884 997 1,183 1,372 1,690 1,797 1,692 -6
Attempted rape 201 145 142 112 134 91 90 118 104 117 13
Sexual assault 3,452 3,502 3,297 3,412 3,220 2,908 3,008 3,405 3,727 3,963 6
Sexual assault including against children 1,714 1,721 1,681 1,737 1,774 2,056 2,166 2,449 2,713 2,892 7
Sexual assault committed prior to 1 December 2010 1,664 1,666 1,640 1,685 1,275 288 316 358 347 344 -1
Sexual assault against an adult 16+ ~ ~ ~ ~ 321 1,139 1,149 1,323 1,434 1,597 11
Sexual assault against a child aged 13-15 ~ ~ ~ ~ 67 245 312 372 457 462 1
Sexual assault against a child under 13 50 55 41 52 111 384 389 396 475 489 3
Lewd and libidinous practices 1,738 1,781 1,616 1,675 1,446 852 842 956 1,014 1,071 6
Crimes associated with prostitution 779 682 765 661 576 567 534 490 374 247 -34
Crimes relating to prostitution 718 525 533 418 353 344 348 295 179 146 -18
Soliciting services of person engaged in prostitution - 101 172 162 154 149 133 117 138 64 -54
Brothel keeping 18 27 24 34 21 36 28 32 36 17 -53
Immoral traffic 17 16 21 36 33 26 14 32 13 7 -46
Procuration 26 13 15 11 15 12 11 14 8 13 63
Other 1,372 1,315 1,306 1,458 1,769 2,612 2,689 2,901 3,555 4,254 20
Other sexually coercive conduct ~ ~ ~ ~ 155 660 823 956 1,508 2,008 33
Other sexually coercive conduct against an adult 16+ ~ ~ ~ ~ 53 247 339 343 790 1,198 52
Other sexually coercive conduct against a child aged 13-15 ~ ~ ~ ~ 48 181 256 365 333 350 5
Other sexually coercive conduct against a child under 13 ~ ~ ~ ~ 54 232 228 248 385 460 19
Other sexual crimes involving 13-15 year old children 436 394 370 445 441 516 429 434 417 485 16
Taking, distribution, possession etc. of indecent photos of children * * * 69 225 375 595 621 603 645 7
Incest 19 18 19 49 17 18 16 11 7 8 14
Illegal homosexual acts 84 87 97 74 118 46 45 53 56 78 39
Indecent exposure 817 786 786 766 742 894 680 682 784 726 -7
Other sexual crimes 16 30 34 55 71 103 101 144 180 304 69
Total Sexual crimes 5 6,726 6,552 6,331 6,527 6,696 7,361 7,693 8,604 9,557 10,273 7

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 6.

- =The relevant legislation for this category was implemented in 2007-08.

~ =The relevant legislation for this category was implemented in 2010-11.

* = Crimes within this category were not separately identifiable before 2009-10.


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