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CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS IN SCOTLAND 2014-15

Summary of offences dealt with by courts, sentencing outcomes and characteristics of convicted offenders. Additional information on non-court penalties issued by the Police and Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service.

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Table 5: Numbers of people with a charge proved per 1,000 population by sex and age, 2005-06 to 2014-15

Type of accused1

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

All People2,3

Total4

27

29

28

26

25

24

22

21

22

22

Under 165

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

16

38

39

34

29

22

17

15

11

8

7

17

85

94

86

72

55

47

38

30

25

23

18

102

108

104

85

68

60

52

42

37

38

19

95

99

98

80

71

63

55

46

43

42

20

89

94

92

77

74

64

56

47

46

43

21-25

78

81

81

73

69

63

56

51

49

48

26-30

66

67

67

65

60

58

54

51

52

51

31-40

41

43

43

43

43

43

41

40

42

44

41-50

21

22

23

22

23

23

22

22

24

25

51-100

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

6

6

Male

Total4

48

50

50

46

44

42

39

36

37

38

Under 165

1

*

1

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

16

68

69

60

50

38

29

26

19

14

12

17

147

164

150

125

94

82

64

50

42

39

18

180

189

180

149

119

102

91

71

63

64

19

170

175

169

140

124

110

95

81

74

70

20

159

166

162

133

128

110

97

80

79

73

21-25

133

141

140

126

119

107

97

87

85

83

26-30

109

112

113

108

101

98

91

86

88

86

31-40

70

74

73

73

73

72

69

67

71

74

41-50

36

38

38

38

38

38

38

37

41

42

51-100

9

9

9

9

9

10

9

9

11

11

Female

Total4

8

8

8

8

8

7

7

7

7

7

Under 165

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

-

16

8

7

7

7

5

4

3

3

2

2

17

20

21

20

17

16

11

10

8

7

6

18

23

25

24

19

17

17

13

11

10

12

19

20

23

25

20

17

15

15

12

12

12

20

20

22

22

20

19

18

15

14

13

13

21-25

23

24

23

21

20

19

16

15

14

14

26-30

23

22

21

22

21

19

18

17

17

17

31-40

15

15

15

14

15

15

14

13

15

16

41-50

7

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

9

9

51-100

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

2

2

1. A person who had a charge proved more than once within an individual year will be counted more than once .

2. Figures in the table are calculated as ratios per 1,000 of the Scottish population.

3. Includes sex not known; excludes companies.

4. Includes age not known; uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 8-100.

5. Uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 8-15.

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Email: Gillian Diggins

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