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Crime and Justice - Publications - Homicide

Homicide

Title: Homicide in Scotland

Description: This bulletin presents statistics on the number of homicide cases recorded in Scotland, where a single case of homicide is counted for each incident involving murder or culpable homicide, irrespective of the number of victims or accused. Victim and accused data are then provided, followed by the circumstances associated with the homicide. Additional details relating to the method, motive and relationship between the victim and the accused are also shown.

Counting Rules: The crime data included in the Homicide in Scotland bulletins are recorded according to the Scottish Crime Recording Standard.

Data Sources and Suitability: The Homicide in Scotland Data Sources and Suitability document can be accessed here.

Frequency: Annual

Publications:

Published

Web Address

October 2019

Homicide in Scotland 2018-19

October 2018

Homicide in Scotland 2017-18

October 2017

Homicide in Scotland 2016-17

October 2016

Homicide in Scotland 2015-16

September 2015

Homicide in Scotland 2014-15

December 2014

Homicide in Scotland 2013-14
October 2013

Homicide in Scotland 2012-13

November 2012

Homicide in Scotland 2011-12

December 2011

Homicide in Scotland 2010-11

December 2010

Homicide in Scotland 2009-10

February 2010

Homicide in Scotland 2008-09

December 2008

Homicide in Scotland 2007-08

December 2007

Homicide in Scotland 2006-07

November 2006

Homicide in Scotland 2005-06

December 2005

Homicide in Scotland 2004-05

November 2004

Homicide in Scotland 2003

November 2003

Homicide in Scotland 2002

November 2002 Homicide in Scotland 2001 *

November 2001

Homicide in Scotland 2000 *

December 2000

Homicide in Scotland 1999 *

December 1999

Homicide in Scotland 1998 *

January 1999

Homicide in Scotland 1997 *

* Available in PDF format only