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Publication - Statistics Publication

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016

Published: 29 Nov 2016
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781786526267

Statistics on those crimes and offences recorded by the police in Scotland in which a firearm was alleged to have been involved or where a firearm was stolen.

48 page PDF

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48 page PDF

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Contents
Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016
Table 15: Offences in which a firearm was alleged to have been involved by, local authority, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16

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Table 15: Offences in which a firearm was alleged to have been involved by, local authority, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16

Number & Percentage

Local Authority area 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-131 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 % change 14-15 to 15-16
Aberdeen City 22 27 20 3 3 - 6 9 16 14 -13
Aberdeenshire 18 10 5 6 1 2 6 16 12 12 -
Angus 25 30 24 16 10 10 11 15 5 11 n/r
Argyll & Bute 11 15 5 8 11 12 10 2 3 3 -
Clackmannanshire 7 1 2 4 3 1 2 9 4 6 n/r
Dumfries & Galloway 27 29 26 20 21 12 21 4 4 3 n/r
Dundee City 45 70 36 22 21 21 12 7 11 7 -36
East Ayrshire 42 37 27 18 16 12 8 14 9 11 n/r
East Dunbartonshire 28 17 16 10 10 7 3 2 1 2 n/r
East Lothian 25 35 35 20 23 11 6 7 14 5 -64
East Renfrewshire 17 18 6 9 12 7 3 - 2 2 -
Edinburgh City 187 131 151 159 86 85 44 54 84 58 -31
Falkirk 11 7 7 3 6 12 8 12 8 16 n/r
Fife 39 30 40 44 36 19 31 44 30 36 20
Glasgow City 254 210 158 132 128 79 45 37 24 26 8
Highland 11 34 32 14 4 14 4 5 15 2 -87
Inverclyde 16 20 10 12 12 7 6 4 1 3 n/r
Midlothian 26 27 28 24 - 7 7 7 8 2 n/r
Moray 11 7 2 5 1 2 2 10 3 7 n/r
Na h-Eileanan Siar 3 4 - 8 - - - - 1 - -
North Ayrshire 41 33 18 25 19 17 11 7 8 9 n/r
North Lanarkshire 112 70 74 62 60 40 33 22 15 19 27
Orkney Islands 1 2 1 - 4 1 - - - - -
Perth & Kinross 25 27 24 18 18 10 10 7 10 5 -50
Renfrewshire 35 55 41 28 27 16 15 20 5 8 n/r
Scottish Borders 23 16 41 13 13 17 4 8 5 10 n/r
Shetland Islands 1 2 1 - - - - - 1 - -
South Ayrshire 26 19 17 22 9 15 8 6 6 11 n/r
South Lanarkshire 66 46 49 65 42 30 21 20 21 13 -38
Stirling 7 4 10 6 8 7 10 13 8 14 n/r
West Dunbartonshire 43 41 23 16 13 11 - - 2 2 -
West Lothian 55 71 41 49 30 51 18 16 22 15 -32
Scotland 1,260 1,145 970 841 647 535 365 377 358 332 -7

Notes:
1. As a result of a change in recording practices by Lothian and Borders Police, their data for 2012-13 are not directly comparable with previous years. For further information please see Note 4.6.6.


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