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Title: Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland

Description: This bulletin presents statistics on those crimes and offences recorded by the police in Scotland in which a firearm was alleged to have been involved or where a firearm was stolen.

Counting Rules: The crimes and offences data included in the Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms bulletins are recorded according to the Scottish Crime Recording Standard.

Data Sources and Suitability: The Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland Data Sources and Suitability document can be accessed here.

Frequency: Annual

UPDATE to publication of latest statistics

Last year the 2016-17 Official Statistics on Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms were postponed to allow Statisticians additional time to review and complete our quality assurance checks with our data suppliers in Police Scotland.

Official Statistics covering the years 2016-17 and 2017-18, along with revised data for the preceding year of 2015-16 will be published in April this year. This publication will provide further information on the changes made to the data collection process for these Official Statistics, as a result of our review into their quality.

Publications:

Published

Publication

April 2019

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2016-17 and 2017-18
November 2016

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2014-15 and 2015-16

June 2015

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2013-14

November 2013

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2012-13

December 2012

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2011-12

October 2011

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2010-11
October 2010

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2009-10

October 2009

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2008-09

October 2008

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2007-08

October 2007

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2006-07

November 2006

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2005-06

October 2005

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2004-05

October 2004

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2003

September 2003

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2002

September 2002

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2001

September 2001

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2000 *

September 2000

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 1999*

November 1999

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 1998 *

October 1998

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 1997 *

* Available in PDF format only