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Statistics Release: Homicide in Scotland, 2007-08

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Table 3
Victims currently (1) recorded as homicide victims, by sex and age, 2003-04 to 2007-08

Sex and age of victim

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Number

Rate per
million
population

Number

Rate per
million
population

Number

Rate per
million
population

Number

Rate per
million
population

Number

Rate per
million
population

All persons

108

21

137

27

94

18

119

23

114

22

Under 16

8

8

12

13

4

4

5

5

6

7

16-30

37

39

53

56

29

30

49

50

38

38

31-50

46

31

48

32

48

32

44

29

49

33

Over 50

17

10

24

14

13

8

21

12

21

12

All males

94

39

110

45

81

33

100

40

90

36

Under 16

5

10

10

21

2

4

3

6

2

4

16-30

34

72

45

95

23

48

44

89

32

64

31-50

42

58

40

55

44

61

36

50

40

56

Over 50

13

17

15

20

12

16

17

22

16

20

All females

14

5

27

10

13

5

19

7

24

9

Under 16

3

7

2

4

2

4

2

4

4

9

16-30

3

6

8

17

6

13

5

10

6

12

31-50

4

5

8

10

4

5

8

10

9

12

Over 50

4

4

9

10

1

1

4

4

5

5

(1) At 28 November 2008.