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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 6(a): Males1 with a charge proved by main crime/offence and age, 2014-15

(Number)

(Per cent)

Main crime or offence

Under 21

21-30

Over 30

Total

Under 21

21-30

Over 30

Total

All crimes and offences

8,624

30,138

49,831

88,594

100

100

100

100

All crimes

4,039

11,011

15,572

30,623

47

37

31

35

Non-sexual crimes of violence

241

675

567

1,483

3

2

1

2

Homicide etc

9

22

36

67

*

*

*

*

Attempted murder and serious assault

161

457

322

940

2

2

1

1

Robbery

60

153

124

337

1

1

*

*

Other non-sexual crimes of violence

11

43

85

139

*

*

*

*

Sexual crimes

109

255

687

1,051

1

1

1

1

Rape and attempted rape

17

35

73

125

*

*

*

*

Sexual assault

19

64

189

272

*

*

*

*

Crimes associated with prostitution

-

6

57

63

-

*

*

*

Other sexual crimes

73

150

368

591

1

*

1

1

Crimes of dishonesty

1,032

3,096

5,644

9,772

12

10

11

11

Housebreaking

196

313

432

941

2

1

1

1

Theft by opening lockfast places

34

65

102

201

*

*

*

*

Theft from a motor vehicle

13

28

66

107

*

*

*

*

Theft of a motor vehicle

116

124

62

302

1

*

*

*

Shoplifting

252

1,527

3,246

5,025

3

5

7

6

Other theft

276

624

1,025

1,925

3

2

2

2

Fraud

32

132

238

402

*

*

*

*

Other dishonesty

113

283

473

869

1

1

1

1

Fire-raising, vandalism, etc.

520

888

699

2,107

6

3

1

2

Fire-raising

30

39

46

115

*

*

*

*

Vandalism etc.

490

849

653

1,992

6

3

1

2

Other crimes

2,137

6,097

7,975

16,210

25

20

16

18

Crimes against public justice

1,250

3,164

4,094

8,509

14

10

8

10

Handling offensive weapons

262

526

664

1,452

3

2

1

2

Drugs

607

2,368

3,152

6,127

7

8

6

7

Other crime

18

39

65

122

*

*

*

*

All offences

4,585

19,127

34,259

57,971

53

63

69

65

Miscellaneous offences

2,955

9,365

13,210

25,530

34

31

27

29

Common assault

1,317

3,668

4,344

9,329

15

12

9

11

Breach of the peace etc.

1,414

4,860

7,119

13,393

16

16

14

15

Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct

4

33

55

92

*

*

*

*

Urinating etc.

6

13

23

42

*

*

*

*

Other miscellaneous

214

791

1,669

2,674

2

3

3

3

Motor vehicle offences

1,630

9,762

21,049

32,441

19

32

42

37

Dangerous and careless driving

324

901

1,572

2,797

4

3

3

3

Driving under the influence

188

898

1,862

2,948

2

3

4

3

Speeding

363

3,179

8,421

11,963

4

11

17

14

Unlawful use of motor vehicle

462

2,316

3,829

6,607

5

8

8

7

Vehicle defect offences

87

431

901

1,419

1

1

2

2

Seat belt offences

74

685

1,174

1,933

1

2

2

2

Mobile phone offences

35

799

1,809

2,643

*

3

4

3

Other motor vehicle offences

97

553

1,481

2,131

1

2

3

2

1. Excludes companies and gender not known.

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