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.

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Contents
Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2016-2017
Table 27: Civil law cases initiated in the Court of Session[1], sheriff courts[2] and Sheriff Personal Injury Court3, 2008-09 to 2016-17

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Table 27: Civil law cases initiated in the Court of Session[1], sheriff courts[2] and Sheriff Personal Injury Court3, 2008-09 to 2016-17

Initiated Cases 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Repossession 10,141 8,266 5,224 6,752 5,385 4,770 3,268 1,874 1,753
Damages 4,627 4,851 4,131 3,684 3,278 3,195 2,351 2,296 2,810
Personal Injury 6,988 9,766 9,099 7,810 8,693 8,287 9,210 8,766 8,378
Family 14,836 14,733 14,496 13,679 13,862 13,853 13,605 12,892 13,250
Eviction 19,944 16,528 14,160 13,979 10,532 11,778 13,750 14,690 14,304
Debt 65,798 55,931 45,375 40,250 35,899 35,390 33,755 34,919 30,567
Other 9,305 7,768 5,939 5,739 5,093 4,514 4,031 4,100 4,314
All cases 131,639 117,843 98,424 91,893 82,742 81,787 79,970 79,537 75,376

1. Excludes appeals and reclaiming motions in the Inner House.
2. Includes summary applications for repossession cases only.
3. Sheriff Personal Injury Court was established on 22 September 2015.


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