Crime in Scotland

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Statista dossier about crime in Scotland

This dossier presents statistics and facts about crime in Scotland. As well as police recorded crime figures there is also a detailed look at non-reporting of crime and the reasons for this, and a look at the confidence the public has in the police to perform its duties.

Table of contents

  • 1. Police recorded
    • Scotland: police recorded crime incidents 2005-2018

    • Scotland: police recorded crime incidents by type 2018

    • Crime rate per 10,000 population in Scotland 2007-2018

    • Scotland: police recorded crime rate by local authority 2018

    • Racially motivated offences in Scotland 2005-2018

  • 2. Violent crime
    • Number of robberies in Scotland 2008-2018

    • Violent crime injuries sustained in Scotland in 2016/17

    • Number of serious assaults in Scotland 2006-2018

    • Number of common assaults in Scotland 2008-2018

    • Scotland: violent crime locations in 2016/17

  • 3. Property crime
    • Value of stolen property in Scotland 2016/17

    • Value of property damaged in criminal acts in Scotland 2016/17

    • Scotland: problems with vandalism at local level 2005 to 2017

  • 4. Aggravation
    • Number of reported racist hate crimes in Scotland 2008-2017

    • Race crimes involving harassment in Scotland, 2008 to 2018

    • Hate crimes motivated by religion in Scotland, 2008-2018

    • Hate crimes motivated by a person's disability in Scotland 2010-2018

    • Hate crimes motivated by transgender identity in Scotland 2010-2018

    • Charges due to offensive behavior at football in Scotland 2011-2018

    • Share of race crimes involving harassment in Scotland 2008-2018

    • Share of race crimes proceeded in court in Scotland, 2008-2018

  • 5. Public confidence in police
    • Confidence in local police ability to prevent crime in Scotland 2008/2017

    • Confidence in local police response to information in Scotland 2008-2017

    • Confidence in local police ability to catch offenders in Scotland 2008-2017

    • Confidence in local police ability to deal with cases in Scotland 2008-2017

    • Confidence in local police ability to investigate cases in Scotland 2008-2017

    • Confidence in local police ability to solve crimes in Scotland 2008-2017

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