Publication - Statistics

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2017-2018

Published: 29 Jan 2019
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787815186

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.

106 page PDF

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106 page PDF

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Supporting files

Contents
Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2017-2018
Table 4(c) Conviction rate1 by main crime/offence, 2008-09 to 2017-18

106 page PDF

1.6 MB

Supporting files

Table 4(c) Conviction rate1 by main crime/offence, 2008-09 to 2017-18

Main crime or offence 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
All crimes and offences 89 89 88 87 87 87 86 86 86 87
All crimes 87 86 86 85 84 84 85 85 85 85
Non-sexual crimes of violence 74 72 71 72 67 68 67 67 67 70
Homicide etc 85 82 84 83 78 82 73 76 83 79
Attempted murder and serious assault 72 68 68 67 63 64 64 64 66 68
Robbery 80 79 77 79 78 77 76 74 70 75
Other non-sexual crimes of violence 77 75 76 79 68 68 68 71 65 72
Sexual crimes 82 82 81 81 73 73 70 72 69 70
Rape and attempted rape 37 49 45 53 56 42 46 49 39 43
Sexual assault 79 73 74 69 65 63 61 62 60 63
Crimes associated with prostitution 94 95 91 92 85 91 82 74 86 89
Other sexual crimes 86 88 86 86 79 84 82 83 82 83
Crimes of dishonesty 89 89 89 87 86 86 88 88 88 89
Housebreaking 86 85 85 80 80 81 84 84 85 86
Theft by opening lockfast places 86 85 84 86 79 77 83 84 85 88
Theft from a motor vehicle 89 87 85 85 84 86 85 84 90 90
Theft of a motor vehicle 75 74 75 67 67 62 71 72 71 74
Shoplifting 94 94 94 93 93 92 93 93 93 93
Other theft 87 86 85 83 82 82 82 82 81 83
Fraud 89 88 87 88 82 83 87 80 83 83
Other dishonesty 82 82 82 80 81 78 81 81 80 81
Fire-raising, vandalism, etc. 88 86 84 83 81 83 83 82 82 83
Fire-raising 86 85 82 83 78 81 84 81 81 82
Vandalism etc. 88 86 84 83 82 83 83 82 82 83
Other crimes 88 87 87 85 86 86 87 87 86 87
Crimes against public justice 88 87 87 86 87 87 88 88 88 88
Handling offensive weapons 85 82 83 80 77 80 80 79 80 83
Drugs 89 89 88 86 86 86 88 87 86 86
Other crime 94 95 90 93 91 92 92 89 93 97
All offences 91 90 89 88 88 88 87 86 87 88
Miscellaneous offences 86 84 83 82 82 81 80 80 81 82
Common assault 83 81 80 78 78 76 75 74 76 76
Breach of the peace etc. 89 87 87 86 86 84 84 84 85 86
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 94 92 93 88 86 85 88 90 86 84
Urinating etc. 99 87 78 71 73 87 91 94 76 88
Other miscellaneous 86 86 85 85 85 86 83 84 84 86
Motor vehicle offences 95 95 94 94 94 94 93 93 93 94
Dangerous and careless driving 92 92 91 89 91 92 90 89 90 91
Driving under the influence 96 95 95 95 95 95 96 95 95 95
Speeding 99 99 98 98 99 99 98 98 98 98
Unlawful use of motor vehicle 92 92 91 91 91 90 90 89 90 91
Vehicle defect offences 92 93 91 93 90 93 92 93 93 93
Seat belt offences 98 97 97 97 96 98 95 91 96 89
Mobile phone offences 95 95 92 91 91 91 88 86 86 87
Other motor vehicle offences 89 89 88 85 85 87 88 86 87 87

1. Conviction rate is calculated as the proportion of people with charge proved as a proportion of people proceeded against for a specific crime type.


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