Publication - Statistics

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics

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

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

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics
Table 7(b) Percentage of people convicted by main penalty, 2007-08 to 2016-17

Table 7(b) Percentage of 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
Total
Custody 13 13 13 13 15 15 13 13 14 14
Prison 10 11 11 11 12 13 12 12 12 12
Young offenders institution or detention centre 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
Supervised release order * * * * * * * * * *
Extended sentence * * * * * * * * * *
Order for life-long restriction - * * * * * * * * *
Community sentence 13 14 14 14 16 17 17 17 19 20
Community payback order - - - * 10 15 16 16 17 17
Restriction of liberty order 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2
Drug treatment & testing order 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 * * *
Community service order 4 5 5 5 2 * * * * *
Probation and other community sentences 7 8 8 7 2 * * * * *
Financial penalty 62 59 60 58 55 53 55 53 50 49
Fine 61 58 59 58 54 52 54 52 49 48
Compensation order 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Other sentence 13 14 14 15 15 15 15 16 17 17
Admonition 12 13 13 14 14 15 14 15 17 16
Absolute discharge, no order made * * * * * * * 1 1 1
Remit to children's hearing * * * * * * * * * *
Insanity, hospital, guardianship order * * * * * * * * * *

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