Rape

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 22nd March 2011.

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Richard Baker (North East Scotland) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Executive how many convictions there were for (a) rape, (b) attempted rape and (c) indecent assault in (i) 2009 and (ii) 2010, broken down by police force area.

Kenny MacAskill: The available information is given in the following table.

Persons Convicted for Rape, Attempted Rape and Indecent Assault, where Main Offence, in 2009-10.

Police ForceRape1Assault with Intent to Rape2Indecent Assault
Central104
Dumfries and Galloway214
Fife008
Grampian424
Lothian and Borders6326
Northern216
Strathclyde23649
Tayside2011
Scotland4113112

Notes:

1. Contains one person convicted where police force unknown.

2. The crime group "Assault with intent to rape" includes crimes of attempted rape and crimes of intent to rape.

Information for 2010-11 will not be available until publication of the Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2010-11 Statistical Bulletin. This is due to be published in December 2011.

The dates of all Scottish Government Official and National Statistics publications are pre-announced, and the up to date list of future publications can be found at:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Search/Forthcoming.