Publication - Statistics publication

Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2016-2017

Published: 28 Aug 2018
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781787811256

The 2016-17 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes main statistics tables and figures and supplementary statistics tables.

85 page PDF

1.4 MB

85 page PDF

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Contents
Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2016-2017
Table 1: Civil law cases initiated and disposed of[1] in the Court of Session[2], sheriff courts[3] and Sheriff Personal Injury Court[4], 2008-09 to 2016-17

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Table 1: Civil law cases initiated and disposed of[1] in the Court of Session[2], sheriff courts[3] and Sheriff Personal Injury Court[4], 2008-09 to 2016-17

Cases   2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 % change since 2015-16 % change since 2008-09
Initiated Court of Session 5,329 6,102 5,141 4,718 4,911 4,561 5,164 4,358 2,251 -48 -58
Sheriff courts 126,304 111,737 92,308 80,502 72,510 72,511 71,605 72,220 68,433 -5 -46
Sheriff Personal Injury Court z z z z z z z 1,143 2,956 z z
All courts 131,633 117,839 97,449 85,220 77,421 77,072 76,769 77,721 73,640 -5 -44
Disposed Court of Session 4,022 4,356 4,295 4,856 4,712 4,911 4,782 4,405 3,162 -28 -21
Sheriff courts 111,541 104,831 87,504 77,147 68,781 65,356 65,805 66,232 62,370 -6 -44
Sheriff Personal Injury Court z z z z z z z 172 1,363 z z
All courts 115,563 109,187 91,799 82,003 73,493 70,267 70,587 70,809 66,895 -6 -42

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. Sheriff Personal Injury Court was established on 22 September 2015.
5. z refers to data not being applicable.


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