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Scotland's 10 'most dangerous' areas in 2024 named in new study - see full list

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Scotland's "most dangerous" areas have been named in new research investigating crime rates across the country.Security service company Churchill Support Services has published its yearly report on the Scottish regions where crime rates are highest, using statistics from the Scottish Police data repository.Topping the list of Scotland's "most dangerous" areas in 2024 is Glasgow City, according to the research.

With an overall crime rate of 1,251 per 10,000 people, the country's biggest city rose one spot compared to last year. Glasgow had the highest figures of dishonesty (17,971 incidents), road traffic offences (16,906 incidents) and crimes against society (12,196 incidents).

Sprawling Scots estate for sale with private island and beach is cheaper than London flat Coming in second place, down one spot after topping the list last year, is Dundee City.

According to the experts, Dundee has an overall crime rate of 1,152 crimes per 10,000 residents.Although the city's overall rate of crime has fallen since 2023, the experts noted that it "still has major issues across the board".

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