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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(b): Females1 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

1,448

5,513

10,947

17,908

100

100

100

100

All crimes

492

1,897

3,443

5,832

34

34

31

33

Non-sexual crimes of violence

22

95

118

235

2

2

1

1

Homicide etc

-

8

5

13

-

*

*

*

Attempted murder and serious assault

14

31

52

97

1

1

*

1

Robbery

3

22

15

40

*

*

*

*

Other non-sexual crimes of violence

5

34

46

85

*

1

*

*

Sexual crimes

1

27

66

94

*

*

1

1

Rape and attempted rape

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Sexual assault

-

1

-

1

-

*

-

*

Crimes associated with prostitution

-

22

60

82

-

*

1

*

Other sexual crimes

1

4

6

11

*

*

*

*

Crimes of dishonesty

136

878

1,726

2,740

9

16

16

15

Housebreaking

7

17

15

39

*

*

*

*

Theft by opening lockfast places

-

5

5

10

-

*

*

*

Theft from a motor vehicle

-

3

2

5

-

*

*

*

Theft of a motor vehicle

1

6

9

16

*

*

*

*

Shoplifting

75

579

1,261

1,915

5

11

12

11

Other theft

32

148

231

411

2

3

2

2

Fraud

11

75

113

199

1

1

1

1

Other dishonesty

10

45

90

145

1

1

1

1

Fire-raising, vandalism, etc.

62

113

157

332

4

2

1

2

Fire-raising

2

5

11

18

*

*

*

*

Vandalism etc.

60

108

146

314

4

2

1

2

Other crimes

271

784

1,376

2,431

19

14

13

14

Crimes against public justice

227

500

800

1,527

16

9

7

9

Handling offensive weapons

13

45

70

128

1

1

1

1

Drugs

27

224

479

730

2

4

4

4

Other crime

4

15

27

46

*

*

*

*

All offences

956

3,616

7,504

12,076

66

66

69

67

Miscellaneous offences

678

1,820

3,074

5,572

47

33

28

31

Common assault

393

848

1,188

2,429

27

15

11

14

Breach of the peace etc.

241

720

1,225

2,186

17

13

11

12

Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct

2

6

15

23

*

*

*

*

Urinating etc.

1

-

-

1

*

-

-

*

Other miscellaneous

41

246

646

933

3

4

6

5

Motor vehicle offences

278

1,796

4,430

6,504

19

33

40

36

Dangerous and careless driving

46

146

423

615

3

3

4

3

Driving under the influence

46

150

532

728

3

3

5

4

Speeding

65

545

1,428

2,038

4

10

13

11

Unlawful use of motor vehicle

65

499

1,132

1,696

4

9

10

9

Vehicle defect offences

7

60

94

161

*

1

1

1

Seat belt offences

17

74

148

239

1

1

1

1

Mobile phone offences

11

194

312

517

1

4

3

3

Other motor vehicle offences

21

128

361

510

1

2

3

3

1. Excludes companies and gender not known.

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Email: Gillian Diggins

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