In 2018, there were 1 652 anti-Semitic incidents reported to the CST altogether across the UK. For a population of 67 million, that’s one for every 40 556 people in the UK. There were 21 such incidents in Scotland. For a population of 5.4 million, that’s one for every 257 142 people in Scotland. So, roughly, the frequency of anti-Semitic incidents across the UK is more than six times higher than it is in Scotland
The figure for Scotland is up from 16 in 2017. In Scotland, there were no violent incidents other than one case of a woman spat at in street and one case of a brick thrown at the reinforced glass door of an empty building. Most incidents consisted of offensive email messages. There had been 123 violent incidents elsewhere in the UK.
Media reporting, of course, made no distinction between Scotland and other parts of the UK.
Earlier this year, the Glasgow Herald had tried to make more of the problem with this: