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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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Contents
Recorded crime in Scotland: 2016-2017
Table A1: Sexual crimes 5 recorded by the police, Scotland, 2007-08 to 2016-17

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Table A1: Sexual crimes 5 recorded by the police, Scotland, 2007-08 to 2016-17

Number & Percentage
Sexual crimes 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
Rape & attempted rape 1,053 963 996 1,131 1,274 1,462 1,808 1,901 1,809 1,878 4
Rape 908 821 884 997 1,183 1,372 1,690 1,797 1,692 1,755 4
Attempted rape 145 142 112 134 91 90 118 104 117 123 5
Sexual assault 3,502 3,297 3,412 3,220 2,908 3,008 3,405 3,727 3,963 4,281 8
Sexual assault including against children 1,721 1,681 1,737 1,774 2,056 2,166 2,449 2,713 2,892 2,954 2
Sexual assault committed prior to 1 December 2010 1,666 1,640 1,685 1,275 288 316 358 347 344 378 10
Sexual assault against an adult 16+ ~ ~ ~ 321 1,139 1,149 1,323 1,434 1,597 1,615 1
Sexual assault against a child aged 13-15 ~ ~ ~ 67 245 312 372 457 462 423 -8
Sexual assault against a child under 13 55 41 52 111 384 389 396 475 489 538 10
Lewd and libidinous practices 1,781 1,616 1,675 1,446 852 842 956 1,014 1,071 1,327 24
Crimes associated with prostitution 682 765 661 576 567 534 490 374 247 303 23
Crimes relating to prostitution 525 533 418 353 344 348 295 179 146 194 33
Soliciting services of person engaged in prostitution 101 172 162 154 149 133 117 138 64 58 -9
Brothel keeping 27 24 34 21 36 28 32 36 17 14 -18
Immoral traffic 16 21 36 33 26 14 32 13 7 26 271
Procuration 13 15 11 15 12 11 14 8 13 11 -15
Other 1,315 1,306 1,458 1,769 2,612 2,689 2,901 3,555 4,254 4,360 2
Other sexually coercive conduct ~ ~ ~ 155 660 823 956 1,508 2,008 2,303 15
Other sexually coercive conduct against an adult 16+ ~ ~ ~ 53 247 339 343 790 1,198 1,343 12
Other sexually coercive conduct against a child aged 13-15 ~ ~ ~ 48 181 256 365 333 350 408 17
Other sexually coercive conduct against a child under 13 ~ ~ ~ 54 232 228 248 385 460 552 20
Other sexual crimes involving 13-15 year old children 394 370 445 441 516 429 434 417 485 452 -7
Taking, distribution, possession etc. of indecent photos of children * * 69 225 375 595 621 603 645 649 1
Incest 18 19 49 17 18 16 11 7 8 5 -38
Illegal homosexual acts 87 97 74 118 46 45 53 56 78 111 42
Indecent exposure 786 786 766 742 894 680 682 784 726 523 -28
Other sexual crimes 30 34 55 71 103 101 144 180 304 317 4
Total Sexual crimes 5 6,552 6,331 6,527 6,696 7,361 7,693 8,604 9,557 10,273 10,822 5

Please see Notes for Tables at end of Chapter 6.

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

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


Contact

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

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG