Crime and Justice Statistics

PoliceWithin the Justice Analytical Services Division, statistical teams work within four policy-focused, multi-disciplinary analytical teams which include social researchers, economists and performance analysts. The teams provide statistical information and support relating to police and community safety, court affairs and offenders, prisons and matters relating to civil and international law. Further details can be found in the latest Justice Analytical Services Division Analytical Programme 2013-14.

You may browse directly our Publications or Datasets lists for specific information, or use the High Level Trends below to view a brief overview of some of our key statistics. Further information on High Level Trends can be accessed via the About Statistics section.

If you can't find what you're looking for, use the search tools on the Search Statistics page or contact us directly for more information.

The Statistical News Releases page includes those releases related to the Crime and Justice topic.

Recorded Crime in Scotland - User Consultation 2014 - now live

Scottish Government are holding a consultation to collect users' views on the 'Recorded Crime in Scotland' bulletin.

For more information or to respond click here.

Scottish Government Crime And Justice Statistics User Day

The user day took place on Monday 5 March 2012. More information can be found here.

Statistics Topic

Featured High Level Trend

Drug Seizures by Scottish Police Forces, 2012-13

 

The total number of drug seizures in Scotland in 2012-13 was 28,968, a decrease of 3% on the 29,734 seizures in 2011-12.

 

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High Level Summary of Equality Statistics

Equality trends for Crime and Justice can be accessed at the Evidence Finder Equality Grid in the Crime and Justice section.

A full set of data extracts for each equality strand are available for:

Age | Disability | Ethnicity
Gender | Religion | Sexual Orientation

Transgender

Crime and Justice statistics in more detail

Publications
Recent statistical publications on Crime and Justice, including background information, and other selected sources.

Datasets
Background data and associated tables are available in Excel format for selected statistics.

Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Crime and Justice statistical collections.

Related Areas and Links
Associated areas on the Scottish Government website, and other key links for further information.

Contacts
Our contact information.