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Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 2005/06

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Table 9
Percentage of persons with a charge proved receiving custodial sentences by main crime/offence, 1996/97-2005/06

Main crime or offence

1996/97

1997/98

1998/99

1999/00

2000/01

2001/02

2002/03

2003/04

2004/05

2005/06

All crimes and offences

11

11

12

12

14

14

14

12

12

12

All crimes

23

22

23

25

25

26

26

24

23

24

Non-sexual crimes of violence

57

53

53

56

56

57

54

51

51

51

Homicide

89

86

84

84

89

83

93

94

92

89

Serious assault and attempted murder

54

47

48

50

50

52

51

48

50

48

Robbery

65

68

68

71

72

75

67

65

61

67

Other

27

18

20

16

17

13

21

18

17

25

Crimes of indecency

24

20

20

29

32

36

35

33

27

27

Rape and attempted rape

86

89

88

85

88

85

94

82

94

92

Indecent assault

37

25

30

46

37

44

28

39

31

25

Lewd and indecent behaviour

39

43

46

40

40

38

38

37

28

35

Other

7

6

4

8

12

13

15

11

11

10

Crimes of dishonesty

25

26

27

29

30

31

30

29

29

29

Housebreaking

44

46

47

51

53

51

49

48

47

44

Theft by opening a lockfast place

31

33

35

37

38

39

40

37

33

35

Theft of a motor vehicle

30

31

29

31

29

25

29

23

24

23

Shoplifting

21

21

22

26

27

29

28

29

28

29

Other theft

21

23

25

25

26

28

27

26

26

26

Fraud

11

10

12

12

10

11

11

10

11

13

Other

22

24

23

26

25

26

28

26

24

26

Fire-raising, vandalism, etc

7

7

7

7

7

8

8

9

9

9

Fire-raising

33

35

26

24

30

34

35

31

24

34

Vandalism, etc

6

6

7

6

6

7

7

8

8

8

Other crimes

19

16

17

17

19

19

19

17

17

19

Crimes against public justice

18

15

16

17

19

19

20

19

19

23

Handling an offensive weapon

27

24

23

25

27

24

26

22

22

26

Drugs

17

15

15

15

16

16

16

14

14

13

Other

24

11

43

61

30

45

29

21

42

45

All offences

6

6

6

6

8

7

7

7

7

7

Miscellaneous offences

9

10

11

12

13

12

13

12

12

12

Common assault

13

12

12

12

13

13

13

12

13

12

Breach of the peace

7

7

7

7

8

9

9

8

9

10

Drunkenness

1

3

1

2

2

1

1

3

3

2

Breach of social work orders

41

38

38

37

39

36

35

35

32

35

Other

1

1

1

1

1

2

3

2

3

3

Motor vehicle offences

2

2

2

2

3

3

3

3

3

2

Dangerous and careless driving

3

3

3

4

5

4

6

4

4

4

Drunk driving

2

2

2

2

2

2

3

2

2

2

Speeding

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Unlawful use of vehicle

5

5

5

6

7

5

6

6

5

6

Vehicle defect offences

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Other

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-