Acquisitive crime

Trend in acquisitive crime, Glasgow 2007/08 - 2018/19

Acquisitive Crimes Glasgow trend 201819

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The level of acquisitive crime has decreased significantly in the last 12 years in Glasgow. Since a peak of 27,426 incidents in 2011/12, the number of recorded acquisitive crimes in Glasgow has fallen by 35%, to 17,955 incidents in 2018/19.


This measure of acquisitive crime includes housebreaking, theft of opening a lockfast place, theft of a motor vehicle, shoplifting, and other theft.

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