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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 12: People with a charge proved by main penalty, sex and age, 2005-06 to 2014-15

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

% change 13-14 to 14-15

Total1

128,204

134,413

133,607

125,892

121,041

115,575

108,388

101,015

105,626

106,507

1

Males 2

Total

107,802

113,510

112,787

106,299

101,613

97,036

90,866

84,344

87,948

88,593

1

Under 21

24,185

25,639

24,525

20,535

17,328

15,145

13,130

10,358

9,184

8,624

-6

21-30

38,079

40,404

41,222

38,899

37,315

35,176

32,742

30,338

30,690

30,138

-2

Over 30

45,538

47,467

47,040

46,865

46,970

46,715

44,994

43,648

48,074

49,831

4

Females2

Total

20,039

20,600

20,565

19,581

19,424

18,530

17,437

16,556

17,590

17,908

2

Under 21

2,937

3,264

3,306

2,830

2,511

2,228

1,952

1,616

1,429

1,448

1

21-30

7,387

7,401

7,387

7,314

7,010

6,573

5,989

5,872

5,656

5,513

-3

Over 30

9,715

9,935

9,872

9,437

9,903

9,729

9,496

9,068

10,505

10,947

4

Custody1

15,081

16,758

16,761

16,944

15,800

15,313

15,921

14,785

14,142

13,977

-1

Males2

Total

13,938

15,583

15,486

15,591

14,520

14,011

14,553

13,496

12,930

12,689

-2

Under 21

2,803

3,070

2,986

2,856

2,601

2,014

2,049

1,588

1,235

1,137

-8

21-30

6,029

6,684

6,864

6,718

6,154

6,073

6,043

5,487

5,008

4,956

-1

Over 30

5,106

5,829

5,636

6,017

5,765

5,924

6,461

6,421

6,687

6,596

-1

Females2

Total

1,143

1,175

1,275

1,353

1,280

1,302

1,368

1,289

1,212

1,288

6

Under 21

125

200

182

182

175

168

160

116

83

84

1

21-30

563

592

615

682

581

588

620

598

491

482

-2

Over 30

455

383

478

489

524

546

588

575

638

722

13

Community sentence1

15,974

16,077

16,709

17,922

16,350

15,616

16,934

17,264

18,273

18,519

1

Males2

Total

13,356

13,566

13,886

14,955

13,484

12,978

14,087

14,396

15,244

15,450

1

Under 21

4,158

4,486

4,471

4,608

3,640

3,446

3,292

2,743

2,635

2,509

-5

21-30

4,921

4,878

4,935

5,303

5,037

4,696

5,246

5,590

5,674

5,752

1

Over 30

4,277

4,202

4,480

5,044

4,807

4,836

5,549

6,063

6,935

7,189

4

Females2

Total

2,618

2,511

2,823

2,967

2,866

2,638

2,847

2,868

3,028

3,069

1

Under 21

532

633

667

593

559

453

433

428

340

378

11

21-30

1,126

926

1,092

1,177

1,013

1,020

1,014

1,063

1,030

1,008

-2

Over 30

960

952

1,064

1,197

1,294

1,165

1,400

1,377

1,658

1,683

2

Monetary1

82,194

84,820

83,344

73,991

72,491

67,576

59,320

53,429

57,795

56,843

-2

Males2

Total

69,503

72,050

71,057

63,240

61,480

57,359

50,260

45,144

48,433

47,795

-1

Under 21

14,029

14,646

13,597

9,886

8,462

7,071

5,365

4,061

3,697

3,352

-9

21-30

23,884

25,214

25,791

23,102

22,258

20,360

17,798

15,812

16,478

15,576

-5

Over 30

31,590

32,190

31,669

30,252

30,760

29,928

27,097

25,271

28,258

28,867

2

Females2

Total

12,357

12,488

12,047

10,739

11,007

10,209

8,983

8,174

9,282

9,043

-3

Under 21

1,507

1,572

1,569

1,206

1,061

909

746

530

519

533

3

21-30

4,254

4,253

4,140

3,754

3,818

3,382

2,907

2,705

2,772

2,610

-6

Over 30

6,596

6,663

6,338

5,779

6,128

5,918

5,330

4,939

5,991

5,900

-2

Other sentence1

14,951

16,758

16,793

17,035

16,400

17,070

16,213

15,537

15,416

17,168

11

Males2

Total

11,005

12,311

12,358

12,513

12,129

12,688

11,966

11,308

11,341

12,659

12

Under 21

3,195

3,437

3,471

3,185

2,625

2,614

2,424

1,966

1,617

1,626

1

21-30

3,245

3,628

3,632

3,776

3,866

4,047

3,655

3,449

3,530

3,854

9

Over 30

4,565

5,246

5,255

5,552

5,638

6,027

5,887

5,893

6,194

7,179

16

Females2

Total

3,921

4,426

4,420

4,522

4,271

4,381

4,239

4,225

4,068

4,508

11

Under 21

773

859

888

849

716

698

613

542

487

453

-7

21-30

1,444

1,630

1,540

1,701

1,598

1,583

1,448

1,506

1,363

1,413

4

Over 30

1,704

1,937

1,992

1,972

1,957

2,100

2,178

2,177

2,218

2,642

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1. Includes a small number of cases for companies and where age and gender are unknown.

2. Gender totals exclude companies and where age and gender are unknown. The sum of gender totals may not equal disposal totals.

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