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Statistics Release: Homicide in Scotland, 2007-08

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Table 1
Cases and victims currently (1) recorded as homicide by the police in Scotland, 1998-99 to 2007-08

1998-99

1999-00

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05 (2)

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Number of cases

92

122

104

112

123

107

134

94

118

114

Number of victims

93

123

107

113

125

108

137

94

119

114

Number of victims per million population

18

24

21

22

25

21

27

18

23

22

Number of accused

142

164

130

158

176

155

187

140

167

148

(1) At 28 November 2008.
(2) Includes a case where the 6 victims recorded in 2004-05 were killed in separate years previous to this date.