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

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Table 3
Victims currently (1) recorded as homicide victims, by sex and age, 2004-05 to 2008-09

Sex and age of victim

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

Rate per million

Rate per million

Rate per million

Rate per million

Rate per million

Number

population

Number

population

Number

population

Number

population

Number

population

All persons

137

27

94

18

119

23

115

22

99

19

Under 16

12

13

4

4

5

5

6

7

5

5

16-30

53

56

29

30

49

50

38

38

34

34

31-50

48

32

48

32

44

29

50

34

47

32

Over 50

24

14

13

8

21

12

21

12

13

7

All males

110

45

81

33

99

40

91

37

71

28

Under 16

10

21

2

4

3

6

2

4

4

9

16-30

45

95

23

48

44

89

32

64

27

52

31-50

40

55

44

61

36

50

41

57

33

46

Over 50

15

20

12

16

16

20

16

20

7

9

All females

27

10

13

5

20

8

24

9

28

10

Under 16

2

4

2

4

2

4

4

9

1

2

16-30

8

17

6

13

5

10

6

12

7

14

31-50

8

10

4

5

8

10

9

12

14

18

Over 50

9

10

1

1

5

5

5

5

6

6

(1) At January 2010. See Note 6.