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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Contents
Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2011-12
Table 2b People proceeded against in court by main crime/offence and percentage outcome of court proceedings, 2011-12

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Table 2b People proceeded against in court by main crime/offence and percentage outcome of court proceedings, 2011-12

  Row per cent
Main crime or offence1 PNGA2,3 or deserted 4 Acquitted not guilty Acquitted not proven Charge proved Total Not proven as % of all acquitted
All Crimes and offences 9 4 1 87 100 18
All crimes 11 3 1 85 100 21
Non-sexual crimes of violence 11 13 4 72 100 25
Homicide 5 8 4 83 100 31
Serious assault and attempted murder 11 17 6 67 100 26
Robbery 14 6 2 78 100 26
Other violence 10 9 2 79 100 19
Crimes of indecency 5 10 4 81 100 28
Rape and attempted rape 9 21 17 53 100 44
Sexual assault 4 21 6 69 100 21
Offences associated with prostitution 3 5 - 92 100 -
Other indecency 7 5 2 86 100 32
Crimes of dishonesty 12 1 - 87 100 17
Housebreaking 17 3 1 80 100 15
Theft by opening a lockfast place 13 1 - 86 100 -
Theft from a motor vehicle 14 1 1 85 100 40
Theft of a motor vehicle 29 3 1 67 100 17
Shoplifting 7 - - 93 100 17
Other theft 14 2 - 83 100 12
Fraud 11 1 1 88 100 38
Other dishonesty 16 3 1 80 100 23
Fire-raising, vandalism, etc 12 5 1 83 100 11
Fire-raising 12 4 1 83 100 22
Vandalism, etc 12 5 1 83 100 10
Other crimes 11 3 1 86 100 21
Crimes against public justice 10 2 - 87 100 16
Handling an offensive weapon 10 8 2 80 100 21
Drugs 12 1 1 86 100 30
Other crime 5 - - 94 100 50
All offences 7 4 1 88 100 16
Miscellaneous offences 11 6 1 82 100 18
Common assault 12 8 2 78 100 17
Breach of the peace, etc. 9 4 1 86 100 18
Drunkenness 15 1 - 84 100 -
Other offences 9 5 1 85 100 20
Motor vehicle offences 4 2 - 94 100 12
Dangerous and careless driving 5 5 1 89 100 12
Drink/drug driving 2 3 - 95 100 16
Speeding 1 1 - 98 100 4
Unlawful use of vehicle 9 - - 91 100 13
Vehicle defect offences 6 1 - 93 100 13
Other vehicle 5 4 - 90 100 11

1. Excludes people against whom proceedings are started but which are dropped before they reach court.
2. Plea of not guilty accepted.
3. Includes cases where proceedings are dropped after a person has been called to court, e.g. if witnesses cannot be traced.
4. Deserted simpliciter.


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