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Crime and Disorder - Domestic Abuse

High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Tuesday, November 27, 2017 Domestic Abuse

In 2017-18 there were 59,541 incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police in Scotland an increase of 1% from 2016-17.

In 2017-18, 44% of incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the police in Scotland resulted in at least one crime or offence being committed, compared to 47% in 2016-17.

Domestic abuse 2017-18

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Source: Justice Analytical Services

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