Publication - Statistics

Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2017-2018

Published: 2 Apr 2019
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787817029

The 2017-2018 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes main statistics tables, figures and supplementary statistics tables.

Correction

This publication was corrected on the 5th of April 2019, following feedback from our users.

The edit, noted on the first bullet point of the Executive Summary, corrects the text relating to exclusive competence reforms to civil proceedings.

The HTML and PDF have been updated to reflect these changes.

ISBN 978-1-78781-702-9 (web only)
PPDAS 550606

This document is also available in pdf format (1.2MB)

Contents

Executive Summary

1. Civil justice and court reform
1.1 Structures and Procedures in Civil courts
1.2 Court reforms and expectations
1.3 Recent trends of civil law court cases

2. Civil justice problems
2.1 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey - civil justice module
2.2 Volumes and types of problems in the courts
2.3 Civil legal aid

3. Quality of the statistics
3.1 Overview
3.2 Comparability of data
3.3 Ordinary cause
3.4 Summary application
3.5 Court of Session - personal injury cases
3.6 Divorce and dissolution data sources

4. Definitions
4.1 Civil law case types
4.2 Disposal types (first instance)
4.3 Disposal types (appeals and reclaiming motions)
4.4 Glossary

5. Statistical tables


Contact

Email: justice_analysts@gov.scot