Racist Incidents Recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2012-13

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ISBN9781784121235
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 10, 2013

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An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

ISBN 978 1 78412 123 5 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 15035

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Contents

1. Introduction

2. Main Points

3. Commentary

3.1. Incidents recorded by the police

3.2. Detail of the incidents

3.3. Crimes recorded

3.4. Victims/complainers of racist incidents

3.5. Perpetrators of racist incidents

4. Notes on the statistics used in this bulletin

5. Classification of crimes and offences as used in this bulletin

An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

List of Tables

Table 1 Racist incidents recorded, by police force area, 2004-05 to 2012-13 12

Table 2 Racist incidents recorded, by local authority area, 2004-05 to 2012-13 13

Table 3 Racist incidents recorded, by location of incident, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 14

Table 4 Racist incidents recorded, by quarter, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 14

Table 5 Racist incidents recorded, by day of week, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 15

Table 6 Racist incidents recorded, by category of person making initial report, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 15

Table 7a Crimes recorded by the police as part of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 16

Table 7b Clear-up rate of crimes recorded by the police as part of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 16

Table 8 Ethnic group of victims/complainers of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 17

Table 8a Further breakdown of ethnic group of victims/complainers of racist incidents for selected police force areas in Scotland, 2009-10 to 2012-13 19

Table 9 Main language of victims/complainers of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 20

Table 10 Age and gender of victims/complainers of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 20

Table 11 Number of previous incidents reported to police by victim/complainer, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 21

Table 12 Ethnic group of perpetrators of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 22

Table 13 Main language of perpetrators of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 22

Table 14 Age and gender of perpetrators of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 23

Table 15 Police action taken with regard to perpetrator, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 23

Table 16 Total incidents, crimes, victims/complainers and perpetrators, by financial year, 2004-05 to 2012-13 27

List of charts

Chart 1 Racist incidents recorded by the police in Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 1

Chart 2 Racist incidents recorded by the police per 10,000 population, by local authority area, 2012-13 6

Chart 3 Location of racist incidents, Scotland, 2012-13 7

Chart 4 Racist incidents by weekday and time, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 7

Chart 5 Rate per 10,000 population of victims/complainers and perpetrators of racist incidents, by age and gender of victim/complainer, Scotland, 2012-13 9

Chart 6 Action taken against perpetrators of racist incidents, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2012-13 10