Database: How many rapes have been reported near you?

BBC Scotland has performed an analysis of rapes reported to police over the last 14 months.

The data, obtained through a Freedom of Information request to Police Scotland, reveals nearly 2,000 rapes were reported to the force between April 2013 and May 2014.

The data also shows more attacks were reported in West Fife than any other police command area - including Glasgow.

These new figures come in the wake of a police report last month which acknowledged reports of rape were on the rise across its national divisions. The number of alleged rapes being reported to the authorities increased by more than a fifth to almost 1,700 while the level of sexual crimes recorded rose by 11.8%.

But the data released to BBC Scotland under Freedom of Information legislation further breaks down these divisional reports by police command area and month.

Explore the data for yourself by using the searchable database below. Filter the data by entering your search term(s) into the text boxes below each column i.e. local authority or police command area. You can also order the question data by clicking on a specific column header.

Database / analysis: Marc Ellison


Local Authority Command Area Apr 2013 May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan 2014 Feb Mar Apr May Total