Publication - Statistics

Civil justice statistics in Scotland: 2018-2019

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

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

Table A3: Count of craves on Eviction cases initiated in the sheriff courts, 2018-19

Crave Count Crave Count
Recovery of heritable property 7,538 Parental responsibilities and rights 2
Payment of money 5,344 Residence of child 1
Repossession 3,180 Sequestration 1
Summary cause recovery of property 1,348    
Expenses 432    
Other 96    
Recall sequestration 4    
Capital Sum 3 Total craves count 17,951
Damages 2 Total writs1 12,283

1. Total writs do not equal to total eviction cases in Table 22 due to the craves data being extracted at a later date.

Since data comes from a 'live' case management system data extracted on different dates maybe subject to change.