Scottish Cities

Violent crimes and offences, Scottish Cities 2016/17

Violent Crimes - Scottish Cities (2018)Click on graph to expand

In 2016/17, the rate of violent crimes and offences in Glasgow was markedly higher than in Scotland's other large cities and 55% higher than Scotland’s average.  All of the large Scottish cities recorded rates of violent crime that were higher than the Scottish average.


This measure of violent crimes and offences includes recorded non-sexual crimes and offences of violence, such as murder, attempted murder, serious assault, common assault, and robbery.

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