Victims of violence

Victims of violence by age and gender, Glasgow and the rest of Strathclyde

NB: These data are from 2011/12. We are currently working on updating this section with data from 2014/15.

Number of victims of violence  Glasgow and the rest of Strathclyde  2011 2012Click on graph to expand

The chart above illustrates the distribution of recorded victims of violent crime across Glasgow City and the rest of Strathclyde in 2011/2012. Victimisation increases rapidly between 14 and 24 years of age with victims aged between 17 and 25 years of age accounting for 31% of all victims in the Glasgow area. The proportion of victims under 18 years of age was 13% in Glasgow City and 16% in the rest of Strathclyde.


Strathclyde covers a wide region of the West of Scotland.  Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and is situated within Strathclyde. Glasgow has the greatest concentration of population within the region.

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