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Publication - Statistics Publication

Recorded crime in Scotland: 2016-2017

Published: 26 Sep 2017
Part of:
Law and order, Public safety and emergencies, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788511971

Statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police in Scotland, split by crime or offence group and by local authority.

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108 page PDF

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Contents
Recorded crime in Scotland: 2016-2017
Table 7: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 2007-08 to 2016-17 2

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Table 7: Offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 2007-08 to 2016-17 2

Number & Percentage
Offence group 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 % change 15-16 to 16-17
Total offences 10 501,281 379,498 339,193 288,961 -15
Miscellaneous offences 7 228,854 232,846 211,655 210,135 203,063 207,190 183,513 168,896 150,793 -11
Common assault 4 73,523 74,130 72,212 70,786 69,253 60,955 60,357 58,178 58,596 57,861 -1
Breach of the peace etc. 8 92,206 93,327 87,403 70,468 71,451 70,301 71,288 63,205 62,233 58,235 -6
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 7 31,307 39,545 37,451 37,458 39,238 43,043 35,524 24,639 15,796 -36
Urinating etc. 8,384 10,717 14,186 13,620 13,602 15,420 15,361 11,216 7,700 4,505 -41
Other 7 19,373 19,500 19,330 18,371 17,149 17,141 15,390 15,728 14,396 -8
Motor vehicle offences 10 294,091 195,985 170,297 138,168 -19
Dangerous and careless driving 12,964 11,519 11,073 9,839 9,853 10,530 11,524 10,773 12,057 11,693 -3
Driving under the influence 10,697 9,800 8,504 7,563 7,445 6,433 6,079 5,218 5,458 5,917 8
Speeding 10 82,382 60,926 54,419 34,371 -37
Unlawful use of vehicle 10 57,779 40,855 41,470 45,978 11
Vehicle defect offences 10 20,923 15,593 13,070 8,385 -36
Seat belt offences 7 26,225 29,324 29,171 31,505 33,047 37,880 15,619 8,059 4,502 -44
Mobile phone offences 7 23,957 26,146 27,736 29,110 30,875 35,764 17,978 10,085 6,709 -33
Other 10 41,760 29,023 25,679 20,613 -20

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 6.


Contact

Email: Jamie Macfarlane, jamie.macfarlane@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
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