In 2016 there were 313 crimes recorded per 10,000 population (SIMD2016).
Below is a map outlining crime rates in comparison to the rest of Scotland. This indicator does not take into account the nature of the crimes recorded.
Perth remains a safe place to live. Over the last five years the number of crimes committed has continued to decline, and crime is at its lowest ever level. The number of fire-related injuries shows a decline.
Supporting our most vulnerable people in our communities remains a priority for local services. Local services target home safety visits to support our proactive approach to reducing unintentional harm in the home.
Apex Taysides work is about reducing re-offending, promoting desistance, tackling deprivation and making communities safer. In all that we do, we make best use of our resources to bring lasting value to individuals and society.
Telecare, also known as community alarms, provides peace of mind for individuals and their families through a 24-hour response service.