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 11: Debt cases initiated and disposed of1 in the civil courts, by case type, 2008-09 to 2014-15

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Table 11: Debt cases initiated and disposed of1 in the civil courts, by case type, 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 Court of Session 23 1 4 8 6 5 70 1,300
Sheriff: ordinary cause 14,669 12,054 9,200 6,944 5,487 4,586 4,407 -4
Sheriff: commercial 400 318 223 266 222 241 378 57
Sheriff: summary cause 7,157 5,307 4,415 3,922 3,381 3,114 3,258 5
Sheriff: small claim 43,549 38,251 31,533 29,110 26,803 27,444 25,642 -7
Total initiated 65,798 55,931 45,375 40,250 35,899 35,390 33,755 -5
Disposed Court of Session 28 16 2 2 2 6 4 -33
Sheriff: ordinary cause 12,553 10,150 7,729 5,885 4,534 3,566 3,520 -1
Sheriff: commercial 252 231 166 175 117 143 303 112
Sheriff: summary cause 7,097 5,772 4,337 3,884 3,324 2,906 3,199 10
Sheriff: small claim 38,594 40,347 31,026 28,934 26,023 25,876 26,319 2
Total disposed 58,524 56,516 43,260 38,880 34,000 32,497 33,345 3

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.


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