Scottish Cities

Recorded crimes, selected Scottish cities, 2018/19

Crimes 10K Scot cities 201819

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In 2018/19, the rate of overall crime recorded in Glasgow (717 incidents per 10,000 population) is 58% higher than the Scottish average (453 incidents per 10,000 population) and higher than in Scotland's other large cities.


The number of recorded crimes excludes miscellaneous offences and motor vehicle offences. Often crimes are not reported and so recorded crime numbers only provide a partial picture of true crime levels.

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