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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.

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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 17: Miscellaneous firearm offences 1 by, Local Authority area, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16

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Table 17: Miscellaneous firearm offences 1 by, Local Authority area, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16

Number & Percentage
Local Authority Area 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 % change 14-15 to 15-16
Aberdeen City 21 18 17 10 22 15 13 16 22 20 -9
Aberdeenshire 43 28 26 47 41 20 17 23 26 42 62
Angus 11 20 13 7 10 10 7 - 4 9 n/r
Argyll & Bute 9 16 17 18 11 9 14 6 41 12 -71
Clackmannanshire 9 7 2 3 3 9 6 7 2 1 n/r
Dumfries & Galloway 29 36 37 23 22 32 24 20 27 24 -11
Dundee 16 19 9 14 5 10 9 - 2 15 n/r
East Ayrshire 34 29 30 29 15 20 8 23 7 14 n/r
East Dunbartonshire 22 18 12 12 4 6 11 2 3 1 n/r
East Lothian 11 24 22 4 1 5 11 6 7 7 -
East Renfrewshire 11 24 6 13 7 4 2 2 5 3 n/r
Edinburgh City 79 47 48 55 43 21 22 29 54 37 -31
Falkirk 24 3 12 5 11 22 9 6 4 4 -
Fife 56 33 38 26 36 44 26 12 24 22 -8
Glasgow City 146 209 154 116 108 99 81 55 65 31 -52
Highland 79 37 47 43 71 52 37 29 31 22 -29
Inverclyde 12 11 9 11 9 3 7 5 10 4 -60
Midlothian 11 37 11 7 8 9 7 8 5 3 n/r
Moray 8 12 3 5 17 12 9 13 12 16 33
Na h-Eileanan Siar 6 9 1 1 - 2 2 4 2 6 n/r
North Ayrshire 17 25 22 14 10 18 3 12 10 12 20
North Lanarkshire 65 42 53 60 66 48 29 14 36 32 -11
Orkney Islands 1 1 8 1 7 11 2 6 1 - -
Perth & Kinross 13 6 9 32 22 7 13 5 4 11 n/r
Renfrewshire 26 36 18 19 18 18 22 28 11 10 -9
Scottish Borders 36 15 27 10 6 3 9 7 3 6 n/r
Shetland Islands 9 3 3 6 6 1 6 4 3 - -
South Ayrshire 24 13 20 11 11 10 9 4 11 8 -27
South Lanarkshire 56 34 44 36 29 37 26 27 29 31 7
Stirling 18 11 15 13 23 18 14 14 18 15 -17
West Dunbartonshire 22 21 17 6 7 25 11 7 10 8 -20
West Lothian 23 19 24 8 15 20 18 9 15 9 -40
Scotland 947 863 774 665 664 620 484 403 504 435 -14

Notes:
1. Offences mainly related to the possession, handling and distribution of weapons and ammunition. For further information please see Note 4.3.1.


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