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Datasets - Criminal Proceedings in Scotland

Bulletin Tables
Published Dataset
January 2017
  • Tables (in Excel) from "Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2015-16" publication

February 2016

  • Tables (in Excel) from "Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2014-15" publication
December 2014
  • Tables (in Excel) from "Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2013-14" publication
November 2013
  • Tables (in Excel) from "Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2012-13" publication
November 2012
  • Tables (in Excel) from "Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2011-12" publication
December 2011
  • Tables (in Excel) from "Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2010-11" publication
January 2011
  • Tables (in Excel) from "Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2009-10" publication
March 2010
  • Tables (in Excel) from "Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 2008-09" publication
April 2009
  • Tables (in Excel) from "Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 2007-08" publication

Corrections to tables

April 2017

Experimental statistics broken down by local authority of where the accused lives were revised as it was identified that a small number of postcodes were allocated to the incorrect local authority.  The revised set of tables can be accessed below.  The changes in the total number of records at a local authority level in each table are no greater than +/-2% although there may be greater relative changes for the smaller categories e.g. by age and gender.  There is no change for the overall totals and these remain consistent with the published headline statistics. 

Procedures have been put in place to ensure that these sorts of errors do not arise in future years.

January 2017 The table for offences against emergency workers was updated on the 18th January 2017, the day after the publication.  This was because it was identified that there was an overcount of people proceeded against, particularly for the years 2011-12 to 2015-16.  In addition, an additional charge code under the  Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 has been included which increased the number of convictions under this act by 40 convictions.
November 2014 Following the identification of an issue in allocating proceedings information at a geographical level corrections have been made to the Community Justice Authority (CJA) areas published in November 2013. This has impacted the Glasgow CJA while all other areas remain the same.
April 2013

Following further quality assurance with COPFS there have been minor revisions to a small of number of cases relating to fiscal fines.  This impacted two rows in table 25 and has moved one case of ‘handling offensive weapons’ in 2011-12 to ‘breach of the peace’.

December 2012 Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2011-12 - Please note that in tables 22 and 23 the headings of the rows after drunkenness were incorrrect and have been amended and the data updated to match.
March 2012 Table 6b "Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2010-11" Prostitution total changed from 109 to 159, Other indecency under 21 changed from 2 to 1.
January 2011 Additional sentencing data by court type and crime type 2008-09, Tables 16 to 19 and 27,28. The data in these tables were updated to correct an error in the time series data selection.
May 2010 Motor vehicle offences 2008-09 dataset, Table 8. The data presented in the 'Life' and 'Until past test' columns had been transposed incorrectly in the originally published table; the corrected table has been marked as "revised" in the Excel file.
 
Additional Data
Published Dataset
January 2017

February 2016

December 2014
November 2013
November 2012
December 2011
January 2011
November 2010
March 2010
July 2009

April 2009

June 2008
March 2007