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Homicides in Scotland in 2001 - Statistics Published

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Homicides in Scotland in 2001 - Statistics Published

Cases and victims currently (1) recorded as homicide by the Police in Scotland, 1982-2001

Table 1

1982-91 (2)

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996 (3)

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

Average

Number of cases

85

131

114

108

132

115

90

95

118

104

104

Number of victims

89

136

116

111

133

134

90

97

119

105

107

Number of victims per million population

17

27

23

22

26

26

18

19

23

21

21

Number of accused

118

208

163

166

197

171

126

141

173

125

140

(1) At 7 November 2002.
(2) Excludes the case in 1988 of the Lockerbie disaster in which 270 victims were killed.
(3) Includes the 17 victims of the Dunblane tragedy.