Publication - Statistics publication

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics

Published: 27 Feb 2018
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788516099

Statistics on criminal proceedings concluded in Scottish courts and alternatives to prosecution, issued by the police and by the Crown Office.

101 page PDF

1.5 MB

101 page PDF

1.5 MB

Contents
Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics
Table 7(a) People convicted by main penalty, 2007-08 to 2016-17

101 page PDF

1.5 MB

Table 7(a) People convicted by main penalty, 2007-08 to 2016-17

Main penalty 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 % change
15-16 to 16-17
Total 1 133,608 125,893 121,041 115,581 108,424 101,019 105,664 106,583 99,962 92,334 -8
Custody 16,762 16,946 15,802 15,320 15,950 14,790 14,172 14,041 13,766 12,690 -8
Prison 13,378 13,709 12,760 12,810 13,356 12,728 12,402 12,324 12,032 11,265 -6
Young offenders institution 3,089 2,960 2,679 2,082 2,105 1,606 1,244 1,155 1,184 1,014 -14
Supervised release order 178 206 179 230 267 265 286 325 351 236 -33
Extended sentence 117 70 175 185 212 174 223 217 189 166 -12
Order for life-long restriction - 1 9 13 10 17 17 20 10 9 -10
Community sentence 16,709 17,921 16,349 15,615 16,937 17,263 18,276 18,584 18,949 18,600 -2
Community payback order - - - 461 10,380 14,940 16,379 16,769 16,763 15,918 -5
Restriction of liberty order 1,155 1,143 931 831 845 919 1,078 1,174 1,643 2,200 34
Drug treatment & testing order 822 885 807 806 642 607 589 525 474 439 -7
Community service order 5,601 5,784 5,471 5,306 2,642 479 141 68 40 16 -60
Probation and other community sentences 1 9,131 10,109 9,140 8,211 2,428 318 89 48 29 27 -7
Financial penalty 83,344 73,991 72,491 67,576 59,320 53,429 57,797 56,779 49,872 44,999 -10
Fine 82,019 72,838 71,452 66,492 58,395 52,661 56,923 55,939 49,100 44,272 -10
Compensation order 1,325 1,153 1,039 1,084 925 768 874 840 772 727 -6
Other sentence 16,793 17,035 16,399 17,070 16,217 15,537 15,419 17,179 17,375 16,045 -8
Admonition 1,2 16,084 16,398 15,687 16,421 15,577 15,011 14,839 16,427 16,501 15,228 -8
Absolute discharge, no order made 430 412 522 460 476 361 465 660 788 688 -13
Remit to children's hearing 259 209 175 170 140 133 94 67 77 101 31
Insanity, hospital, guardianship order 20 16 15 19 24 32 21 25 9 28 211
Average amount of penalty
Custody (days) 249 263 282 278 290 285 296 289 293 313
Fine(£) 3,4 175 200 180 180 200 200 180 200 200 200
Compensation order(£) 4,5 150 180 180 190 200 200 200 200 200 250

1. Includes supervised attendance orders, community reparation orders and anti-social behaviour orders.

2. Includes a small number of court cautions and dog-related disposals.

3. Excludes company fines.

4. Calculated as the median.

5. As main or secondary penalty.


Contact