Publication - Statistics publication

Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2015-16

Published: 17 Jan 2017
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786527400

Summary of proceedings dealt with by courts, sentencing outcomes and characteristics of convicted offenders.

106 page PDF

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106 page PDF

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Contents
Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2015-16
Table 10(b): People receiving a custodial sentence by gender, main crime/offence and length of sentence, 2015-161

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Table 10(b): People receiving a custodial sentence by gender, main crime/offence and length of sentence, 2015-16 1

Main crime or offence Male Female
Total (Percentages) Total (Percentages)
Up to 3 months Over 3 months to 6 months Over 6 months to 1 year Over 1 year to less than 2 years Over 2 years to less than 4 years 4 years and over including life etc Up to 3 months Over 3 months to 6 months Over 6 months to 1 year Over 1 year to less than 2 years Over 2 years to less than 4 years 4 years and over including life etc
All crimes and offences 12,537 29 35 17 11 5 3 1,187 41 36 12 7 3 1
All crimes 8,218 29 30 15 14 7 5 838 41 34 11 8 4 2
Non-sexual crimes of violence 950 1 4 15 37 24 19 66 3 11 20 35 21 11
Homicide etc 55 * 2 2 7 5 84 6 * * * * 17 83
Attempted murder and serious assault 598 * 2 15 40 26 16 27 * * 15 56 26 4
Robbery 268 1 6 17 41 21 14 29 7 21 31 24 14 3
Other non-sexual crimes of violence 29 10 21 10 14 31 14 4 * 25 * 25 50 *
Sexual crimes 378 3 8 15 20 17 37 4 25 25 * * 25 25
Rape and attempted rape 95 * * * 1 3 96 - * * * * * *
Sexual assault 119 2 6 15 29 24 24 2 * * * * 50 50
Crimes associated with prostitution 1 * * * * 100 * - * * * * * *
Other sexual crimes 163 6 14 23 26 20 12 2 50 50 * * * *
Crimes of dishonesty 3,244 33 40 15 8 3 * 453 46 40 9 4 1 *
Housebreaking 523 6 20 27 34 12 * 7 * 43 14 43 * *
Theft by opening lockfast places 68 22 38 31 7 * 1 4 * 50 50 * * *
Theft from a motor vehicle 39 23 46 26 5 * * - * * * * * *
Theft of a motor vehicle 95 17 47 25 9 1 * - * * * * * *
Shoplifting 1,550 46 47 7 1 * * 324 56 39 5 1 * *
Other theft 549 30 44 17 7 2 * 64 30 47 19 3 2 *
Fraud 133 15 35 29 11 8 2 32 13 41 22 16 9 *
Other dishonesty 287 41 33 16 7 * 1 22 18 23 23 32 5 *
Fire-raising, vandalism, etc. 339 27 43 16 10 2 1 19 16 37 21 21 5 *
Fire-raising 39 * 15 26 46 5 8 10 * 20 30 40 10 *
Vandalism etc. 300 31 47 15 6 1 1 9 33 56 11 * * *
Other crimes 3,307 37 29 15 12 5 2 296 45 31 10 8 4 2
Crimes against public justice 1,856 55 34 8 3 1 * 189 58 34 6 2 * *
Handling offensive weapons 485 4 22 38 30 6 * 24 21 46 25 8 * *
Drugs 931 18 22 19 22 13 6 79 23 19 15 23 14 6
Other crime 35 14 43 11 11 6 14 4 25 50 25 * * *
All offences 4,319 27 45 20 6 1 * 349 40 41 16 3 * *
Miscellaneous offences 3,890 29 45 18 6 1 * 341 40 42 16 3 * *
Common assault 1,699 18 45 26 9 2 * 181 38 40 20 2 1 *
Breach of the peace etc. 1,886 39 46 12 4 * * 118 46 47 5 2 * *
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 2 100 * * * * * 1 100 * * * * *
Other miscellaneous, including urinating 303 30 45 17 3 2 4 41 29 34 29 7 * *
Motor vehicle offences 429 11 45 34 7 2 * 8 38 25 38 * * *
Dangerous and careless driving 142 8 26 40 20 5 1 1 * * 100 * * *
Driving under the influence 93 15 66 18 1 * * 4 50 25 25 * * *
Speeding - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Unlawful use of motor vehicle 186 9 50 40 1 1 * 3 33 33 33 * * *
Vehicle defect offences - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Other motor vehicle offences 2 8 88 13 * * * * - * * * * * *

1. Excludes a small number of cases which resulted in detention of a child aged under 16, recall sentences and a small number of records we do not have sentence information for.
2. Includes seat belt and mobile phone offences.


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