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Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2015-16

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Table 5: Numbers of people convicted per 1,000 population by sex and age, 2006-07 to 2015-16

Type of accused1 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
All People2,3
Total4 29 28 26 25 24 22 21 22 22 20
under 165 * * * * * * * * * *
16-17 66 60 50 39 32 27 20 16 15 15
18-20 100 97 81 71 62 54 45 42 41 41
21-30 75 74 69 65 60 55 51 51 49 45
31-40 43 43 43 43 43 41 40 42 44 41
41-50 22 23 22 23 23 22 22 24 25 24
51-60 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 11 12 11
Over 60 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3
Males
Total4 50 50 46 44 42 39 36 37 38 35
under 165 * 1 * * * * * * * *
16-17 116 105 87 67 55 45 34 28 26 26
18-20 176 170 140 123 108 94 77 72 69 68
21-30 127 127 117 110 103 94 86 86 84 77
31-40 74 73 73 73 72 69 67 71 74 68
41-50 38 38 38 38 38 38 37 41 42 40
51-60 16 16 16 17 17 16 16 19 20 19
Over 60 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5
Females
Total4 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7
under 165 * * * * * * * * - -
16-17 14 14 12 11 7 7 6 4 4 3
18-20 23 24 20 18 17 14 12 12 12 12
21-30 23 22 22 20 19 17 16 16 15 14
31-40 15 15 14 15 15 14 13 15 16 15
41-50 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9
51-60 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4
Over 60 * * * 1 1 * * 1 1 1

1. A person who had a charge proved more than once within an individual year will be counted more than once.
2. Figures in the table are calculated as ratios per 1,000 of the Scottish population.
3. Includes sex not known; excludes companies.
4. Includes age not known; uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 8 upwards.
5. Uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 8-15.