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

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Table 12 Ethnic origin of perpetrators of racist incidents, 2004-05 to 2008-09

Ethnic Group

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

White British

3,060

3,743

4,320

4,279

4,144

White Irish

16

32

32

58

42

Other White

19

20

101

61

104

Mixed

42

14

13

16

24

Asian 1

72

101

131

94

110

Black 2

25

27

69

48

37

Other 3

12

27

12

17

31

Unknown

75

136

404

435

931

Total

3,321

4,100

5,082

5,008

5,423

1. Includes Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Other Asian.

2. Includes Black African, Black Caribbean and Other Black.

3. Other includes Other and Chinese.