Publication - Statistics

Civil justice statistics in Scotland: 2016-2017

Published: 28 Aug 2018
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
ISBN:
9781787811256

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

Civil justice statistics in Scotland: 2016-2017
Table 20: Repossession cases initiated and disposed of[1] in the sheriff courts, by procedure, 2008-09 to 2016-17

Table 20: Repossession cases initiated and disposed of[1] in the sheriff courts, by procedure, 2008-09 to 2016-17

Cases Procedure 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 Ordinary cause 10,135 8,256 4,245 79 64 54 67 58 17 -71 -100
Commercial 0 6 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 z z
Summary application 6 4 975 6,673 5,321 4,715 3,201 1,816 1,736 -4 28,833
Total initiated 10,141 8,266 5,224 6,752 5,385 4,770 3,268 1,874 1,753 -6 -83
Disposed Ordinary cause 7,181 6,476 5,083 253 90 74 61 53 26 -51 -100
Commercial 1 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 z -100
Summary application[2] 0 6 489 3,987 4,003 3,386 2,597 1,570 1,480 -6 z
Total disposed 7,182 6,486 5,573 4,243 4,093 3,460 2,659 1,623 1,506 -7 -79

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. The number of summary application cases disposed of is likely an underestimate.
3. z refers to data not being applicable.


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