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 17: Individuals given non-court disposals and subsequent non-court disposals, by gender: 2008-09 to 2017-18 cohorts1,2

Table 17: Individuals given non-court disposals and subsequent non-court disposals, by gender: 2008-09 to 2017-18 cohorts1,2

Gender Number of Individuals Repeat non-court disposal rate3 Average number of repeat non-court disposals per individual
Males
2008-09 77,071 24.7 0.40
2009-10 82,411 23.9 0.39
2010-11 78,218 23.2 0.38
2011-12 83,840 23.8 0.40
2012-13 92,220 23.9 0.41
2013-14 90,957 22.0 0.37
2014-15 73,469 20.8 0.34
2015-16 66,890 18.3 0.28
2016-17 52,998 17.4 0.25
2017-18 47,820 16.6 0.23
Females
2008-09 23,497 16.7 0.23
2009-10 24,930 15.3 0.21
2010-11 24,152 15.2 0.21
2011-12 27,448 18.4 0.26
2012-13 34,102 18.6 0.26
2013-14 31,356 14.2 0.21
2014-15 22,653 13.9 0.21
2015-16 23,915 13.8 0.19
2016-17 19,783 13.8 0.18
2017-18 19,406 14.3 0.18

1. The non-court disposals dataset is independent of the dataset on court convictions.

2. Includes police and COPFS disposals.

3. The percentage of individuals receiving a non-court disposal within a year of receiving a non-court disposal.


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