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Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 2005/06

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Table 16
Bail orders by main charge, sex and age, 2005/06 (1)

2005/06

Number

% of total

Main charge

Non-sexual crimes of violence

4,167

7

Crimes of indecency

1,126

2

Crimes of dishonesty

11,630

20

Fire-raising, vandalism, etc

3,599

6

Handling an offensive weapon

2,820

5

Drug offences

3,532

6

Other crimes

5,344

9

Common assault

10,955

19

Breach of the peace

6,682

12

Other miscellaneous offences

3,027

5

Motor vehicle offences

3,820

7

Sex

Male

48,029

84

Female

8,039

14

Not known

845

1

Age

Under 21

14,335

25

21-30

20,269

36

Over 30

22,309

39

Total (2)

56,913

100

1. Excludes modifications to existing bail orders. Persons counted once only where more than one bail order on the same day.
2. Includes 9 persons where main offence not known, and 202 persons where bail was granted following the lodging of an appeal.