Publication - Statistics publication

Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2014-15

Published: 18 Mar 2016
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781786521040

The 2014-15 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes: 1. MAIN STATISTICS TABLES (compromising tables that appear in this bulletin) 2. DIVORCE & DISSOLUTION STATISTICS TABLES (further breakdowns on divorce & dissolution) 3. SUPPLEMENTARY STATISTICS TABLES (additional statistics on civil law cases in sheriff courts and the Court of Session) 4. BACKGROUND DATA TABLES (an interactive dataset on civil law court cases by court, that can be used to generate user customised tables and charts)

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Contents
Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2014-15
Table 1: Civil law cases initiated and disposed of1 in the Court of Session2 and sheriff courts3, 2008-09 to 2014-15

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Table 1: Civil law cases initiated and disposed of1 in the Court of Session2 and sheriff courts3, 2008-09 to 2014-15

Cases 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 % change
since 2013-14
% change
since 2008-09
Initiated Court of Session4 5,329 6,102 5,141 4,718 4,911 4,561 5,164 13 -3
Sheriff courts 126,304 111,737 92,308 80,502 72,510 72,511 71,605 -1 -43
All courts4 131,633 117,839 97,449 85,220 77,421 77,072 76,769 0 -42
Disposed Court of Session 4,022 4,356 4,295 4,856 4,712 4,911 4,782 -3 19
Sheriff courts 111,541 104,831 87,504 77,147 68,781 65,356 65,805 1 -41
All courts 115,563 109,187 91,799 82,003 73,493 70,267 70,587 0 -39

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. Excludes appeals and reclaiming motions in the inner house.
3. Excludes summary applications.
4. These statistics include minor revisions to initiated cases in the Court of Session.


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