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Recorded crime in Scotland: 'Other sexual crimes', 2013-2014 and 2016-2017

Published: 26 Sep 2017

Report on ‘Other sexual crimes’ recorded by the police in the periods 2013 to 2014 and 2016 to 2017.

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Recorded crime in Scotland: 'Other sexual crimes', 2013-2014 and 2016-2017
Annex A

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Annex A

Table 4: Number of ‘Other sexual crimes’ recorded by police and number sampled, 2013-14 and 2016-17

Crime type Number of crimes recorded Number of crimes sampled
Crime 2013-14 2016-17 Total 2013-14 2016-17 Total
Communicating indecently 605 1,166 1,771 170 315 485
Communicating indecently 258 704 962 72 189 261
Communicating indecently with young child (under 13) 103 225 328 27 60 87
Communicate indecently older child (13-15) 244 237 481 71 66 137
Cause to view sexual activity or images 229 1,030 1,259 59 285 344
Coercing a person into being present/ looking at sexual activity 85 639 724 23 173 196
Cause young child to be present/ look at sexual activity (under 13) 71 260 331 15 67 82
Causing an older child (13-15) to be present/ look at sexual activity 73 131 204 21 45 66
Indecent photos of children 621 649 1,270 171 178 349
Taking, distribution, possession etc of indecent photos of children 621 649 1,270 171 178 349
Sexual activity with older children (13-15) 434 452 886 123 113 236
Intercourse with older male child (13-15) 11 11 22 4 7 11
Intercourse with older female child (13-15) 217 196 413 60 50 110
Penetrative sexual activity with older male child (13-15) 1 2 3 - 1 1
Penetrative sexual activity with older female child (13-15) 19 29 48 5 5 10
Sexual activity with older male child (13-15) 17 22 39 7 8 15
Sexual activity with older female child (13-15) 53 56 109 16 12 28
Cause older male child (13-15) to participate in sexual activity 2 12 14 1 2 3
Cause older female child (13-15) to participate in sexual activity 13 36 49 - 10 10
Older male child (13-15) engaging in sexual conduct with another older child 18 29 47 3 8 11
Older female child (13-15) engaging in sexual conduct with another older child 22 27 49 8 6 14
Sexual intercourse with child under 16 61 32 93 19 4 23
Sexual exposure 523 357 880 144 103 247
Sexual exposure to a young child (under 13) 59 45 104 18 15 33
Sexual exposure older child (13-15) 39 26 65 10 8 18
Sexual exposure 425 286 711 116 80 196
Public indecency 257 237 494 69 64 133
Public indecency 257 237 494 69 64 133
Voyeurism 106 194 300 29 54 83
Voyeurism young child (under 13) 15 22 37 6 8 14
Voyeurism older child (13-15) 9 14 23 1 1 2
Voyeurism 82 158 240 22 45 67
Other 126 275 401 35 76 111
Incest 11 5 16 4 1 5
Illegal homosexual acts 53 111 164 15 35 50
Attempt to commit unnatural crimes 8 11 19 3 2 5
Carnal knowledge of mentally disordered person - - - 1 - 1
Conspiracy to commit sexual acts outside the U.K. 1 3 4 1 1 2
Grooming of children for purposes of sexual offences 25 47 72 1 10 11
Procuration of sexual services from child under 18 2 4 6 1 1 2
Sexual abuse of trust of person under 18 13 11 24 3 4 7
Sexual abuse of trust of mentally disordered person 3 4 7 1 2 3
Bestiality 1 1 2 - 1 1
Administering a substance for sexual purposes 4 9 13 1 3 4
Possession of extreme pornography - 67 67 4 16 20
Householder permitting carnal knowledge of mentally disordered person - - - - - -
Abducting girl under 18 woman mental disordered 1 - 1 - - -
Person with custody & care of girl or other causing her seduction - 1 1 - - -
Procuration of child under 18 for pornography 4 1 5 - - -
Total 2,901 4,360 7,261 800 1,188 1,988

Contact

Email: Jamie Macfarlane, justiceanalysts@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

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