Publication - Statistics

Reconviction rates - offender cohort: 2017 to 2018

Published: 6 Oct 2020
From:
Cabinet Secretary for Justice
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781800041127

Analyses of trends in reconviction statistics up to the latest cohort of 2017 to 2018.

Contents
Reconviction rates - offender cohort: 2017 to 2018
Table 8a: Reconviction rates for domestic abuse and non-domestic abuse1 crimes and offences, 2009-10 to 2017-18 cohorts

Table 8a: Reconviction rates for domestic abuse and non-domestic abuse1 crimes and offences, 2009-10 to 2017-18 cohorts

Index Crime Number of offenders Reconviction rate Average number of reconvictions per offender
Violent Crime
1997-98 11,456 25.4 0.43
1998-99 10,859 23.6 0.40
1999-00 10,280 22.9 0.37
2000-01 9,736 23.9 0.39
2001-02 10,074 24.0 0.40
2002-03 10,315 24.0 0.41
2003-04 10,793 24.6 0.41
2004-05 11,631 24.8 0.43
2005-06 12,355 24.7 0.41
2006-07 12,945 25.4 0.43
2007-08 13,265 24.7 0.41
2008-09 12,989 25.5 0.42
2009-10 12,759 23.8 0.39
2010-11 12,498 24.1 0.38
2011-12 12,455 23.8 0.39
2012-13 11,596 23.2 0.38
2013-14 11,203 22.3 0.36
2014-15 11,422 22.4 0.36
2015-16 11,804 21.0 0.32
2016-17 11,071 21.6 0.34
2017-18 9,905 20.7 0.33
Sexual Crime2
1997-98 538 10.6 0.17
1998-99 490 13.9 0.23
1999-00 459 9.4 0.13
2000-01 429 13.3 0.23
2001-02 433 11.3 0.18
2002-03 429 11.7 0.18
2003-04 467 9.6 0.14
2004-05 578 9.0 0.14
2005-06 518 10.2 0.15
2006-07 494 14.2 0.21
2007-08 474 12.9 0.19
2008-09 491 12.4 0.19
2009-10 494 9.7 0.14
2010-11 481 11.9 0.18
2011-12 521 12.9 0.26
2012-13 626 12.5 0.18
2013-14 720 10.1 0.15
2014-15 887 11.8 0.18
2015-16 920 10.8 0.17
2016-17 804 10.7 0.16
2017-18 988 11.5 0.16
Dishonesty
1997-98 15,224 40.3 0.89
1998-99 14,125 41.5 0.94
1999-00 12,696 43.1 0.95
2000-01 11,637 44.0 0.97
2001-02 11,722 45.9 1.06
2002-03 11,557 46.0 1.05
2003-04 10,872 45.9 1.03
2004-05 10,652 45.9 1.03
2005-06 9,913 46.3 1.02
2006-07 9,991 46.6 1.03
2007-08 9,798 44.8 1.00
2008-09 9,534 45.0 1.05
2009-10 9,173 44.2 0.98
2010-11 9,126 43.5 0.98
2011-12 8,744 42.3 0.95
2012-13 8,014 41.9 0.93
2013-14 7,810 41.8 0.96
2014-15 7,429 42.7 0.93
2015-16 6,934 43.3 0.94
2016-17 6,359 43.7 0.96
2017-18 5,714 42.6 0.93
Criminal Damage
1997-98 3,589 28.8 0.52
1998-99 3,332 27.3 0.48
1999-00 2,980 28.5 0.51
2000-01 2,961 28.7 0.48
2001-02 2,985 30.8 0.54
2002-03 3,066 30.5 0.54
2003-04 3,537 29.7 0.55
2004-05 3,650 31.2 0.56
2005-06 3,625 33.0 0.58
2006-07 3,886 33.1 0.59
2007-08 3,906 31.9 0.55
2008-09 3,166 33.9 0.62
2009-10 2,837 32.7 0.58
2010-11 2,457 30.8 0.54
2011-12 2,204 29.7 0.50
2012-13 1,926 31.1 0.51
2013-14 1,930 31.6 0.55
2014-15 1,809 31.7 0.54
2015-16 1,633 30.2 0.50
2016-17 1,478 30.1 0.50
2017-18 1,354 28.3 0.48
Drug Offences
1997-98 5,654 26.3 0.40
1998-99 5,320 27.5 0.43
1999-00 4,844 25.5 0.37
2000-01 4,182 26.1 0.40
2001-02 4,696 25.2 0.41
2002-03 4,675 28.1 0.46
2003-04 5,524 29.3 0.45
2004-05 5,777 28.8 0.45
2005-06 5,794 29.5 0.47
2006-07 6,822 28.0 0.45
2007-08 6,578 27.3 0.42
2008-09 5,701 27.1 0.44
2009-10 5,946 26.9 0.42
2010-11 5,941 25.9 0.40
2011-12 5,677 23.9 0.38
2012-13 5,415 22.3 0.34
2013-14 5,585 22.0 0.33
2014-15 5,726 23.1 0.36
2015-16 5,858 23.3 0.36
2016-17 5,169 23.7 0.37
2017-18 4,517 23.0 0.35
Breach of the Peace3
1997-98 13,709 31.5 0.59
1998-99 12,106 31.2 0.57
1999-00 10,316 29.6 0.52
2000-01 9,757 29.8 0.52
2001-02 10,336 30.3 0.53
2002-03 10,857 30.9 0.56
2003-04 11,437 31.0 0.55
2004-05 12,217 31.0 0.55
2005-06 12,946 31.4 0.55
2006-07 13,671 31.1 0.54
2007-08 13,403 30.3 0.52
2008-09 12,153 30.0 0.54
2009-10 11,285 29.3 0.52
2010-11 9,603 28.6 0.51
2011-12 9,866 29.0 0.51
2012-13 10,325 28.7 0.50
2013-14 10,981 28.3 0.49
2014-15 12,423 28.1 0.47
2015-16 13,160 26.1 0.44
2016-17 12,347 25.4 0.43
2017-18 11,104 24.8 0.41
Other Crimes and Offences
1997-98 3,290 32.2 0.66
1998-99 2,913 33.8 0.68
1999-00 2,670 30.3 0.53
2000-01 2,859 29.6 0.51
2001-02 3,401 30.7 0.54
2002-03 3,949 32.7 0.58
2003-04 4,373 33.0 0.58
2004-05 4,848 32.1 0.57
2005-06 5,193 32.1 0.57
2006-07 5,496 33.0 0.57
2007-08 5,620 31.3 0.55
2008-09 5,631 30.6 0.55
2009-10 4,922 30.6 0.53
2010-11 4,601 30.5 0.52
2011-12 4,352 31.5 0.55
2012-13 3,794 30.8 0.53
2013-14 3,948 31.4 0.53
2014-15 3,918 29.4 0.49
2015-16 3,741 30.8 0.54
2016-17 3,379 30.7 0.51
2017-18 3,118 28.7 0.48

DA = domestic abuse

1. Domestic abuse crimes and offences are those marked with a domestic abuse identifier.

2. Also includes reconvictions for crimes and offences with the domestic abuse identifier.


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