recorded crime

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2021-2022

On 28 June 2022 the Recorded Crime in Scotland 2021-2022 figures were published. They showed that “recorded crime remains at one of the lowest levels since 1974 and is down 41% since 2006-07, with non-sexual violent crime down 36% over the same period and homicides at their lowest level since 1976".

Recorded Crime in Scotland: 2018-2019

On 24 September 2019, the Scottish Government published its Recorded Crime in Scotland figures for 2018-19. These showed a rise of 1% in total crime recorded by the police in Scotland since 2017-18, with non-sexual crimes of violence increasing by 10% and sexual crimes increasing by 8%.  It was noted that these figures should be observed against a backdrop of a 27% decrease in overall crime recorded since 2009-10 and that the recording of crime remained at one of the lowest levels seen since 1974.

Recorded Crime in Scotland Figures (2018-19)




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