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Recorded Crime

Title: Recorded Crime in Scotland

Description: This bulletin presents statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police in Scotland, disaggregated by crime/offence group and by local authority.

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

User Guide to Recorded Crime Statistics in Scotland: The user guide for the Recorded Crime in Scotland statistical bulletin series can be accessed here.

Framework of Assurance: The Framework of Assurance for the Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletin series can be accessed here. 

Quality Assurance Process: The quality assurance process for the Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletin series can be accessed here.

Scottish Crime Recording Board: Information on the role of the Crime Recording Board and associated documentation can be accessed here.

Recorded Crime: Comparability of Police Scotland and Legacy Force Data: The report of the technical comparability exercise of the recorded crime data supplied by the police can be accessed here.

Classification of Crimes and Offences: The full classification of crimes and offences used in the Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletin series can be accessed here.

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

User Consultation 2015: The results of the latest user consultation, which ran from 14 April 2015 until 19 June 2015, have been published and can be accessed here.

User Consultation 2014: The results of the 2014 user consultation, open from 4 April 2014 until the 9 May 2014, can be accessed here.

Frequency: Annual

Publications:

Published

Web Address

September 2018

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2017-18

September 2017

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2016-17

September 2016

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2015-16

September 2015

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2014-15

November 2014

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2013-14

June 2013

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2012-13

June 2012

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2011-12

September 2011

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2010-11

September 2010

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2009-10

September 2009

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2008-09

September 2008

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2007-08

September 2007

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2006-07

August 2006

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2005-06

October 2005

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2004-05

June 2004

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2003

May 2003

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2002

April 2002

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2001

April 2001

Recorded Crime in Scotland 2000 *

April 2000

Recorded Crime in Scotland 1999 *

March 1999

Recorded Crime in Scotland 1998 *

April 1998

Recorded Crime in Scotland 1997 *

* Available in PDF format only