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Scotland

Scotland Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Assault rate: Number of assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • Assaults: Number of assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Auto theft: Number of motor vehicle thefts (car thefts) recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Burglaries: Number of burglaries recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Convictions: Number of people convicted of a crime.
  • Drugs > Annual cannabis use: Estimate of percentage of 15-64 year old population who use Cannabis.
  • Drugs > Lifetime cannabis use: Adult lifetime cannabis use.
  • Judges: Number of professional judges per 100,000 population.
  • Kidnappings: Number of kidnappings recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Murder rate: Homicide rate per year per 100,000 inhabitants in various countries.
  • Murders: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year.
  • Police officers: Number of police officers per 100,000 population.
  • Robberies: Number of robberies recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Serious assault rate: Number of major assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate: Homicides per 100’000 residents. Homicide is the death of a person purposefully inflicted by another person (it excludes suicides) outside of a state of war. Homicide is a broader category than murder, as it also includes manslaughter. The exact legal definition varies across countries, some of which include infanticide, assisted suicide, euthanasia and deaths caused by dangerous driving.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assault rate 1,655.1 2011 1st out of 93
Assaults 1,655.1 2006 1st out of 66
Auto theft 293.1 2006 9th out of 74
Burglaries 597.6 2006 13th out of 55
Convictions 40,876 2006 19th out of 40
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 8.4% 2009 3rd out of 8
Drugs > Lifetime cannabis use 20.5% 2004 4th out of 11
Judges 3.6% 2006 39th out of 45
Kidnappings 7.45 2004 1st out of 13
Murder rate 1.79 1989
Murders 42% 2006 29th out of 38
Police officers 361.4 1995 13th out of 43
Robberies 69.9 2006 29th out of 71
Serious assault rate 127.5 2011 10th out of 78
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 1.72 1997 38th out of 53

Citation

"Scotland Crime Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Scotland/Crime

Scotland Crime Profiles (Subcategories)

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