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

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Table 2 Racist incidents recorded, by local authority area, 2004-05 to 2008-09

Local Authority

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

Number

Rate per 10,000 population 1

Number

Rate per 10,000 population 1

Number

Rate per 10,000 population 1

Number

Rate per 10,000 population 1

Number

Rate per 10,000 population 1

Aberdeen City

313

15.2

267

13.0

309

14.9

322

15.4

479

22.8

Aberdeenshire

86

3.7

75

3.2

88

3.7

31

1.3

107

4.4

Angus

46

4.2

66

6.1

55

5.0

50

4.6

65

5.9

Argyll & Bute

33

3.6

25

2.8

43

4.7

34

3.7

25

2.8

Clackmannanshire

50

10.4

49

10.1

58

11.9

58

11.6

53

10.5

Dumfries & Galloway

78

5.3

89

6.0

102

6.9

64

4.3

96

6.5

Dundee City

217

15.3

246

17.3

242

17.0

244

17.2

215

15.1

East Ayrshire

75

6.3

67

5.6

78

6.5

69

5.8

71

5.9

East Dunbartonshire

41

3.8

33

3.1

33

3.1

42

4.0

38

3.6

East Lothian

28

3.1

38

4.1

64

6.9

54

5.7

35

3.6

East Renfrewshire

48

5.4

55

6.1

40

4.5

33

3.7

36

4.0

Edinburgh, City of

599

13.2

972

21.2

1,179

25.4

1,018

21.7

810

17.2

Eilean Siar

18

6.9

12

4.6

8

3.0

10

3.8

11

4.2

Falkirk

160

10.9

182

12.2

167

11.2

171

11.3

215

14.2

Fife

302

8.5

241

6.8

193

5.4

149

4.1

138

3.8

Glasgow City

1,226

21.2

1,277

22.1

1,209

20.8

1,301

22.4

1256

21.5

Highland

97

4.6

107

5.0

107

5.0

122

5.6

123

5.6

Inverclyde

32

3.9

36

4.4

31

3.8

52

6.4

38

4.7

Midlothian

52

6.5

81

10.2

40

5.0

65

8.2

43

5.3

Moray

38

4.4

44

5.1

42

4.8

38

4.4

30

3.4

North Ayrshire

91

6.7

103

7.6

102

7.5

99

7.3

100

7.4

North Lanarkshire

181

5.6

207

6.4

234

7.2

282

8.7

249

7.6

Orkney Islands

4

2.1

4

2.0

3

1.5

5

2.5

2

1.0

Perth & Kinross

70

5.1

93

6.7

77

5.5

86

6.1

88

6.1

Renfrewshire

131

7.7

86

5.1

130

7.7

123

7.3

118

6.9

Scottish Borders

26

2.4

43

3.9

41

3.7

47

4.2

45

4.0

Shetland Islands

4

1.8

5

2.3

5

2.3

3

1.4

2

0.9

South Ayrshire

42

3.8

64

5.7

45

4.0

63

5.6

53

4.7

South Lanarkshire

162

5.3

181

5.9

199

6.5

212

6.8

210

6.8

Stirling

70

8.1

124

14.3

132

15.0

107

12.1

113

12.8

West Dunbartonshire

90

9.8

82

9.0

69

7.6

86

9.4

95

10.4

West Lothian

109

6.7

158

9.6

197

11.9

204

12.2

164

9.7

Scotland

4,519

8.9

5,112

10.0

5,322

10.4

5,244

10.2

5,123

9.9

1. Population data used to calculate these rates are the relevant mid year population estimates prepared by the General Register Office for Scotland:
http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/publications-and-data/population-estimates/index.html