Publication - Statistics

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 5: Family procedure cases1 initiated and disposed of2 in the civil courts3, by case type, 2008-09 to 2014-15

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Table 5: Family procedure cases1 initiated and disposed of2 in the civil courts3, by case type, 2008-09 to 2014-15

Cases Case type 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 % change
since 2013-14
Initiated Divorce / dissolution 11,752 11,159 11,018 10,678 10,355 10,573 10,301 -3
Parental responsibilities & rights 2,364 2,742 2,713 2,272 2,751 2,479 2,587 4
Interdict 381 409 262 329 370 352 292 -17
Aliment 82 88 89 69 58 77 65 -16
Exclusion order 7 18 26 14 14 16 19 19
Nullity of marriage / civil partnership 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 n/a
Other 250 317 386 316 314 356 340 -4
Total initiated 14,836 14,733 14,496 13,679 13,862 13,853 13,605 -2
Disposed Divorce / dissolution 11,538 10,750 10,115 9,879 9,571 9,809 9,349 -5
Parental responsibilities & rights 1,276 1,416 1,596 1,542 1,638 1,634 1,575 -4
Interdict 93 134 140 137 166 146 152 4
Aliment 55 46 50 64 32 54 40 -26
Exclusion order 11 4 8 6 6 8 4 -50
Nullity of marriage / civil partnership 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 -100
Other 177 198 216 234 210 228 203 -11
Total disposed 13,150 12,548 12,127 11,864 11,623 11,880 11,323 -5

1. For family-related summary application cases, see Table 8.
2. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
3. Includes Court of Session and sheriff court.


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