Publication - Statistics

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

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85 page PDF

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Contents
Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2016-2017
Table 2: Cases initiated and disposed of[1] in the Court of Session, 2008-09 to 2016-17

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Table 2: Cases initiated and disposed of[1] in the Court of Session, 2008-09 to 2016-17

Court of Session department 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
General Department Initiated 3,736 4,429 3,688 3,354 3,536 3,258 3,812 2,922 1,005 -66 -73
Disposed 2,961 3,167 3,187 3,455 3,405 3,656 3,582 3,123 1,871 -40 -37
Petition Department Initiated 1,473 1,555 1,358 1,223 1,211 1,179 1,213 1,268 1,083 -15 -26
Disposed 988 1,094 1,035 1,299 1,191 1,126 1,062 1,136 1,157 2 17
Inner House[2] Initiated 120 118 95 141 164 124 139 168 163 -3 36
Disposed 73 95 73 102 116 129 138 146 134 -8 84
Total Initiated 5,329 6,102 5,141 4,718 4,911 4,561 5,164 4,358 2,251 -48 -58
Disposed 4,022 4,356 4,295 4,856 4,712 4,911 4,782 4,405 3,162 -28 -21

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. First instance business only – excludes appeals and reclaiming motions.


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