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Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2016-17

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Table 5 Numbers of people convicted per 1,000 population by sex and age, 2007-08 to 2016-17

Type of accused1 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All people2,3 Total4 28 26 25 24 22 21 22 22 20 19
under 16 * * * * * * * * * *
16-17 60 50 39 32 27 20 16 15 15 15
18-20 97 81 71 62 54 45 42 41 40 36
21-30 74 69 65 60 55 51 51 49 45 41
31-40 43 43 43 43 41 40 42 44 41 38
41-50 23 22 23 23 22 22 24 25 24 22
51-60 9 9 10 10 10 10 11 12 11 10
Over 60 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3
Males Total4 50 46 44 42 39 36 37 38 35 32
under 16 1 * * * * * * * * *
16-17 105 87 67 55 45 34 28 26 26 25
18-20 170 140 123 108 94 77 72 69 68 61
21-30 127 117 110 103 94 86 86 84 77 70
31-40 73 73 73 72 69 67 71 74 68 63
41-50 38 38 38 38 38 37 41 42 40 36
51-60 16 16 17 17 16 16 19 20 19 18
Over 60 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5
Females Total4 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 6
under 16 * * * * * * * - - *
16-17 14 12 11 7 7 6 4 4 3 4
18-20 24 20 18 17 14 12 12 12 12 10
21-30 22 22 20 19 17 16 16 15 14 13
31-40 15 14 15 15 14 13 15 16 15 14
41-50 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 8
51-60 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4
Over 60 * * 1 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.