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Statistical Release Crime and Justice Series: Homicide in Scotland, 2008-09

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Table 1
Cases and victims currently (1) recorded as homicide by the police in Scotland, 1999-00 to 2008-09

1999-00

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05 (2)

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

Number of cases

122

104

112

123

107

134

94

118

115

97

Number of victims

123

107

113

125

108

137

94

119

115

99

Number of victims per million population

24

21

22

25

21

27

18

23

22

19

Number of accused

164

130

158

176

155

187

140

167

149

132

(1) At January 2010. See Note 6.
(2) Includes a case where the 6 victims recorded in 2004-05 were killed in separate years previous to this date.