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 3: Cases1 initiated and disposed of2 in the sheriff courts, by procedure, 2008-09 to 2014-15

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Table 3: Cases1 initiated and disposed of2 in the sheriff courts, by procedure, 2008-09 to 2014-15

Cases Procedure 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 % change
since 2013-14
Initiated Ordinary cause 46,477 42,823 34,123 26,021 24,957 24,026 23,628 -2
Summary cause 32,736 27,464 23,799 22,783 18,510 18,852 20,624 9
Small claim 47,091 41,450 34,386 31,698 29,043 29,633 27,353 -8
Total initiated 126,304 111,737 92,308 80,502 72,510 72,511 71,605 -1
Disposed Ordinary cause 38,902 33,911 29,768 23,410 20,733 19,575 18,768 -4
Summary cause 31,231 27,568 24,036 22,434 19,831 17,876 18,984 6
Small claim 41,408 43,352 33,700 31,303 28,217 27,905 28,053 1
Total disposed 111,541 104,831 87,504 77,147 68,781 65,356 65,805 1

1. Excludes summary applications.
2. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.


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