Publication - Statistics

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2017-2018

Published: 29 Jan 2019
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Law and order
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.

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2017-2018
Table 5 Numbers of people convicted per 1,000 population by sex and age, 2008-09 to 2017-18

Table 5 Numbers of people convicted per 1,000 population by sex and age, 2008-09 to 2017-18

Type of accused1 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
All People2,3                    
Total4 26 25 24 22 21 22 22 20 19 17
under 165 * * * * * * * * * *
16-17 50 39 32 27 20 16 15 15 15 13
18-20 81 71 62 54 45 42 41 40 36 31
21-30 69 65 60 55 51 51 49 45 41 35
31-40 43 43 43 41 40 42 44 41 38 35
41-50 22 23 23 22 22 24 25 24 22 20
51-60 9 10 10 10 10 11 12 11 10 9
Over 60 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2
Males                    
Total4 46 44 42 39 36 37 38 35 32 28
under 165 * * * * * * * * * *
16-17 87 67 55 45 34 28 26 26 25 22
18-20 140 123 108 94 77 72 69 68 61 52
21-30 117 110 103 94 86 86 84 77 70 60
31-40 73 73 72 69 67 71 74 68 63 57
41-50 38 38 38 38 37 41 42 40 36 33
51-60 16 17 17 16 16 19 20 19 18 16
Over 60 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 4
Females                    
Total4 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6
under 165 * * * * * * - - * -
16-17 12 11 7 7 6 4 4 3 4 4
18-20 20 18 17 14 12 12 12 12 10 9
21-30 22 20 19 17 16 16 15 14 13 11
31-40 14 15 15 14 13 15 16 15 14 14
41-50 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 8 8
51-60 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 3
Over 60 * 1 1 * * 1 1 1 1 1

1. A person who had a charge proved more than once within an individual year will be counted more than once .
2. Figures in the table are calculated as ratios per 1,000 of the Scottish population.
3. Includes sex not known; excludes companies.
4. Includes age not known; uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 8 upwards.
5. Uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 8-15.


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