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Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 2005/06

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Table 5
Numbers of persons with a charge proved 1 per 1,000 population by sex and age, 1996/97-2005/06

Type of accused

1996/97

1997/98

1998/99

1999/00

2000/01

2001/02

2002/03

2003/04

2004/05

2005/06

All persons 2

Total 3

37

36

33

31

28

30

31

33

33

31

Under 16 4

0.3

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.2

0.3

0.2

0.3

0.3

16

44

42

42

33

25

28

32

30

32

37

17

117

110

100

92

80

79

82

83

84

83

18

157

141

130

117

109

114

110

108

104

102

19

138

140

122

113

102

110

114

109

103

96

20

121

122

120

106

96

107

110

106

96

90

21-25

96

96

91

87

80

87

92

92

89

80

26-30

66

68

63

60

55

61

64

70

72

67

31-40

41

41

38

36

33

35

38

41

43

41

Over 40 5

13

13

11

11

9

10

11

12

13

12

Males

Total 3

65

64

59

55

48

52

54

54

56

53

Under 16 4

0.6

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.3

0.5

0.4

0.4

0.5

16

79

74

75

60

44

51

57

56

56

65

17

206

196

177

163

141

139

144

152

146

141

18

285

250

228

205

193

203

193

199

182

177

19

249

254

218

200

180

195

203

197

181

170

20

217

216

216

185

169

191

194

187

166

158

21-25

169

168

159

154

140

152

157

158

148

135

26-30

114

117

110

106

96

107

111

114

121

112

31-40

70

70

67

64

56

61

64

65

73

70

Over 40 5

22

23

21

20

16

18

19

20

22

22

Females

Total 3

10

10

9

8

8

8

9

10

10

9

Under 16 4

0.05

0.06

0.01

0.02

0.04

0.02

0.02

0.07

0.07

0.03

16

8

7

8

6

5.0

4.9

6.0

5.3

6

7

17

23

22

21

19

16

17

17

17

17

20

18

29

28

29

26

24

22

23

21

23

23

19

25

28

25

26

23

26

24

25

23

20

20

25

27

26

26

23

22

27

25

25

20

21-25

24

25

24

23

22

23

27

28

28

24

26-30

19

20

17

16

16

18

20

24

24

23

31-40

13

13

11

10

10

11

13

16

16

14

Over 40 5

3.4

3.6

2.9

2.7

2.5

2.8

3.5

4.3

4.3

4.0

1 Number of occasions when a person had a charge proved.
2 Includes sex not known; excludes companies.
3 Includes age not known; uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 8-70.
4 Uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 8-15.
5 Uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 41-70.