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Racist Incidents Recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2004-05 to 2008-09

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Table 7b Clear-up rate of crimes recorded by the police as part of racist incidents, 2004-05 to 2008-09

Crimes recorded

Percentage clear-up rate

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

Crimes of violence and indecency

49.3

33.7

49.3

55.4

61.9

Crimes of dishonesty

48.4

46.3

47.0

47.9

62.5

Fire-raising, vandalism etc

33.3

31.9

38.1

36.4

35.3

Other crimes

81.7

81.3

89.5

84.5

85.5

Total offences - of which

56.2

55.6

59.5

59.7

64.9

Minor Assault

51.5

52.9

55.4

56.9

63.2

Breach of the peace

62.1

56.0

67.2

62.4

71.2

Racially aggravated harassment

56.9

46.0

57.0

57.1

61.2

Racially aggravated conduct

56.1

57.5

59.5

60.4

64.2

Other offences

23.7

31.5

38.5

28.2

45.8

Total

54.5

53.5

58.2

58.2

63.4