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Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 2005/06

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Table 7
Persons with a charge proved by main penalty, 1996/97-2005/06

Main penalty

Number

1996/97

1997/98

1998/99

1999/00

2000/01

2001/02

2002/03

2003/04

2004/05

2005/06

% change
04/05-05/06

Total

151,565

149,334

137,174

128,104

113,206

121,592

127,765

133,592

134,991

128,442

-5

Custody

16,937

16,299

16,027

15,895

15,656

16,494

17,320

16,567

16,698

15,967

-4

Prison

12,070

11,754

11,456

11,519

11,390

12,413

13,554

13,136

13,483

12,719

-6

Young offenders institution

4,823

4,521

4,547

4,363

4,253

4,067

3,741

3,406

3,195

3,225

1

Other custody

44

24

24

13

13

14

25

25

20

23

15

Community sentence (1)

12,320

12,515

12,921

12,366

12,488

13,800

15,942

15,563

17,005

16,481

-3

Probation

6,604

6,817

7,464

7,258

7,344

8,496

9,438

8,901

9,431

9,033

-4

Community service order

5,705

5,605

5,254

4,776

4,744

4,726

5,279

4,880

5,432

5,329

-2

Supervised attendance order

11

93

78

97

64

58

54

38

43

108

151

Restriction of liberty order

0

0

125

230

189

193

743

1,048

1,312

1,198

-9

Drug treatment & testing order

0

0

0

5

147

327

428

696

787

801

2

Financial penalty

105,336

104,399

93,165

85,949

72,191

77,805

80,319

86,586

85,480

80,871

-5

Fine

103,969

103,091

91,904

84,778

71,104

76,641

78,957

84,797

83,764

79,458

-5

Compensation order

1,367

1,308

1,261

1,171

1,087

1,164

1,362

1,789

1,716

1,413

-18

Other sentence

16,972

16,121

15,061

13,894

12,871

13,493

14,184

14,876

15,808

15,123

-4

Insanity, hospital, guardianship order

151

160

130

136

128

103

105

131

94

97

3

Caution or admonition

15,582

14,707

13,841

12,647

11,649

12,176

12,828

13,443

14,271

13,725

-4

Absolute discharge

1,045

1,046

914

991

978

1,055

1,020

1,102

1,209

1,050

-13

Remit to children's hearing

194

208

176

120

116

159

230

196

221

246

11

Average amount of penalty 1

Custody (days) 4

226

230

224

230

229

228

235

237

221

206

Community service order (hours)

145

151

151

152

152

152

152

152

148

146

Fine 2 (£)

159

165

167

172

177

188

206

208

218

212

Compensation order 3 (£)

224

246

252

261

264

234

232

267

280

281

1 Excludes indeterminate/not known sentences. 2. Excludes company fines. 3. As main or secondary penalty. 4. Figure for 2005/06 will be an underestimate.

Percentage

Main penalty

1996/97

1997/98

1998/99

1999/00

2000/01

2001/02

2002/03

2003/04

2004/05

2005/06

Total

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

Custody

11

11

12

12

14

14

14

12

12

12

Prison

8

8

8

9

10

10

11

10

10

10

Young offenders institution

3

3

3

3

4

3

3

3

2

3

Other custody

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

Community sentence (1)

8

8

9

10

11

11

12

12

13

13

Probation

4

5

5

6

6

7

7

7

7

7

Community service order

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

Supervised attendance order

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

Restriction of liberty order

-

-

*

*

*

*

1

1

1

1

Drug treatment & testing order

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

Financial penalty

69

70

68

67

64

64

63

65

63

63

Fine

69

69

67

66

63

63

62

63

62

62

Compensation order

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Other sentence

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

12

12

Insanity, hospital, guardianship order

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

Caution or admonition

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

11

11

Absolute discharge

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Remit to children's hearing

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

1. Includes a small number of other sentences.