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Reconviction Rates in Scotland: 2012-13 Offender Cohort

Reconviction Rates in Scotland: 2012-13 Offender Cohort

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ISBN: 9781785442506

This publication provides analyses of trends in reconviction figures up to the latest cohort of 2012-13.

Executive Summary

This publication provides analyses of trends in reconviction figures up to the latest cohort of 2012-13.

The reconviction rate has fallen by 1 percentage point, from 29.6 per cent for the 2011-12 cohort to 28.6 per cent for the 2012-13 cohort.

The average number of reconvictions per offender has fallen by 0.03 reconvictions, or nearly 6 per cent, from 0.54 for the 2011-12 cohort to 0.51 for the 2012-13 cohort.