Publication - Statistics

Civil justice statistics in Scotland: 2018-2019

Published: 7 Apr 2020
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781839606731

The 2018-2019 civil justice statistics in Scotland release includes main statistics tables, figures and supplementary statistics tables.

Table 21: Repossession cases initiated and disposed of1 in the sheriff courts, by procedure, 2009-10 to 2018-19

Cases Procedure 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 % change since 2017-18 % change since 2009-10
Initiated Ordinary cause 8,256 4,245 79 64 54 67 58 17 0 0 z z
Commercial 6 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 z z
Summary application 4 975 6,673 5,321 4,715 3,201 1,816 1,736 2,056 1,869 -9 46,625
Total initiated 8,266 5,224 6,752 5,385 4,770 3,268 1,874 1,753 2,056 1,869 -9 -77
Disposed Ordinary cause 6,476 5,083 253 90 74 61 53 26 0 0 z z
Commercial 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 z z
Summary application2 6 489 3,987 4,003 3,386 2,597 1,570 1,480 1,650 1,616 -2 26,833
Total disposed 6,486 5,573 4,243 4,093 3,460 2,659 1,623 1,506 1,650 1,616 -2 -75

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 to be an underestimate. 

3. z refers to data not being applicable.


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