Publication - Statistics

Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2011-12

Published: 27 Nov 2012
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781782562436

This bulletin forms part of the Scottish Government series of statistical bulletins on the criminal justice system.

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Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2011-12
Table 10(a) People receiving a custodial sentence by main crime/offence and length of sentence, 2011-12

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Table 10(a) People receiving a custodial sentence by main crime/offence and length of sentence, 2011-12

  (Numbers) (Percentages)
Main crime or offence Total 1,2 Up to3 months Over 3 months to 6 months Over 6 months to 2 years Over 2 years to less than 4 years 4 years and over Life Indeterminate Detention Average length of sentence (days)3,4 Up to3 months Over 3 months to 6 months Over 6 months to 2 years Over 2 years to less than 4 years 4 years and over including life etc
All Crimes and offences 15,874 4,516 6,149 3,908 732 491 52 - 284 28 39 25 5 4
All crimes 10,754 3,040 3,662 2,838 679 461 52 - 334 28 34 26 6 5
Non-sexual crimes of violence 1,448 21 80 707 313 271 52 - 922 1 6 49 22 22
Homicide 92 - - 7 4 29 52 - 2,206 - - 8 4 88
Serious assault and attempted murder 822 5 18 436 187 173 - - 967 1 2 53 23 21
Robbery 455 7 37 232 117 62 - - 802 2 8 51 26 14
Other violence 79 9 25 32 5 7 - - 488 11 32 41 6 9
Crimes of indecency 209 6 24 59 45 74 - - 1,256 3 11 28 22 35
Rape and attempted rape 47 - 1 5 2 38 - - 2,269 - 2 11 4 81
Sexual assault 67 1 6 21 17 22 - - 1,232 1 9 31 25 33
Offences associated with prostitution 4 - 1 2 1 - - - 540 - 25 50 25 -
Other indecency 91 5 16 31 25 14 - - 803 5 18 34 27 15
Crimes of dishonesty 4,597 1,501 2,147 868 62 6 - - 165 33 47 19 1 *
Housebreaking 808 82 343 335 43 2 - - 267 10 42 41 5 1
Theft by opening a lockfast place 114 13 67 34 - - - - 192 11 59 30 - -
Theft from a motor vehicle 112 24 70 17 1 - - - 157 21 63 15 1 -
Theft of a motor vehicle 131 31 64 33 2 - - - 183 24 49 25 2 -
Shoplifting 2,013 911 953 140 2 - - - 116 45 47 7 * -
Other theft 820 235 396 182 4 2 - - 167 29 48 22 * *
Fraud 192 36 94 55 6 1 - - 220 19 49 29 3 1
Other dishonesty 407 169 160 72 4 1 - - 164 42 39 18 1 *
Fire-raising, vandalism, etc 442 147 192 83 11 8 - - 217 33 43 19 2 2
Fire-raising 59 2 12 28 9 8 - - 683 3 20 47 15 14
Vandalism, etc 383 145 180 55 2 - - - 146 38 47 14 1 -
Other crimes 4,058 1,365 1,219 1,121 248 102 - - 290 34 30 28 6 3
Crimes against public justice 1,886 1,114 601 157 10 3 - - 114 59 32 8 1 *
Handling an offensive weapon 805 64 315 383 41 1 - - 311 8 39 48 5 *
Drugs 1,298 181 255 570 195 96 - - 533 14 20 44 15 7
Other crime 69 6 48 11 2 2 - - 260 9 70 16 3 3
All offences 5,120 1,476 2,487 1,070 53 30 - - 181 29 49 21 1 1
Miscellaneous offences 4,579 1,421 2,217 858 51 29 - - 178 31 48 19 1 1
Common assault 2,367 548 1,175 592 38 12 - - 204 23 50 25 2 1
Breach of the peace, etc. 1,799 717 855 218 7 2 - - 136 40 48 12 * *
Drunkenness 4 3 1 - - - - - 76 75 25 - - -
Other offences 409 153 186 48 6 15 - - 213 37 45 12 1 4
Motor vehicle offences 541 55 270 212 2 1 - - 207 10 50 39 * *
Dangerous and careless driving 102 5 36 58 2 1 - - 283 5 35 57 2 1
Drink/drug driving 116 25 76 15 - - - - 145 22 66 13 - -
Speeding - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Unlawful use of vehicle 316 22 154 139 - - - - 207 7 49 44 - -
Vehicle defect offences - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Other vehicle 7 3 4 - - - - - 100 43 57 - - -

1. Includes a small number of cases where sentence length is unknown.
2. Excludes a small number of cases which resulted in detention of a child aged under 16.
3. Excludes life sentences and indeterminate detentions.
4. Average sentence length figures for some categories may be underestimated slightly due to late recording of some high court disposals.


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