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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.

108 page PDF

2.5MB

108 page PDF

2.5MB

Contents
Recorded crime in Scotland: 2016-2017
Table A5: Drug crimes recorded by the police, Scotland 2007-08 to 2016-17

108 page PDF

2.5MB

Table A5: Drug crimes recorded by the police, Scotland 2007-08 to 2016-17

Number & Percentage
Crime category 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
Illegal importation of drugs 9 9 17 30 19 24 27 21 52 64 23
Illegal cultivation of drugs 490 609 753 964 1,242 1,251 1,185 1,066 1,036 822 -21
Possession of drugs with intent to supply 9,328 9,697 9,131 6,144 5,423 3,861 3,594 3,700 3,976 3,531 -11
Possession of drugs 30,559 31,805 29,179 26,960 28,326 29,150 30,451 31,632 29,929 27,766 -7
Drugs, other offences, money laundering 360 389 328 249 147 402 359 417 486 458 -6
Total Drug crimes 40,746 42,509 39,408 34,347 35,157 34,688 35,616 36,836 35,479 32,641 -8

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