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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.

Latest developments: The Scottish Crime Recording Board is currently consulting users on how the Official Statistics on recorded crime and related topics are presented. The consultation closes on the 30th of November and users can respond at the following link and the main document can be found here

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 2019 Recorded Crime in Scotland 2018-19
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