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 6(b) Females1 convicted by main crime/offence and age, 2017-18

Table 6(b) Females1 convicted by main crime/offence and age, 2017-18

  (Number) (Per cent)
Main crime or offence Under 21 21-30 31-40 over 40 Total Under 21 21-30 31-40 over 40 Total
All crimes and offences 1,082 4,030 4,796 4,627 14,535 100 100 100 100 100
All crimes 324 1,388 2,047 1,355 5,114 30 34 43 29 35
Non-sexual crimes of violence 12 82 83 41 218 1 2 2 1 2
Homicide etc 1 2 4 1 8 * * * * *
Attempted murder and serious assault 8 36 22 16 82 1 1 * * 1
Robbery 3 15 27 9 54 * * 1 * *
Other non-sexual crimes of violence - 29 30 15 74 - 1 1 * 1
Sexual crimes 1 9 33 3 46 * * 1 * *
Rape and attempted rape - - - - - - - - - -
Sexual assault - 2 1 - 3 - * * - *
Crimes associated with prostitution - 5 25 1 31 - * 1 * *
Other sexual crimes 1 2 7 2 12 * * * * *
Crimes of dishonesty 74 584 1,068 669 2,395 7 14 22 14 16
Housebreaking 5 15 9 3 32 * * * * *
Theft by opening lockfast places - 1 2 - 3 - * * - *
Theft from a motor vehicle - - - - - - - - - -
Theft of a motor vehicle 5 11 3 3 22 * * * * *
Shoplifting 37 401 794 468 1,700 3 10 17 10 12
Other theft 16 89 143 77 325 1 2 3 2 2
Fraud 3 38 67 65 173 * 1 1 1 1
Other dishonesty 8 29 50 53 140 1 1 1 1 1
Fire-raising, vandalism, etc. 35 91 75 66 267 3 2 2 1 2
Fire-raising 2 5 6 6 19 * * * * *
Vandalism etc. 33 86 69 60 248 3 2 1 1 2
Other crimes 202 622 788 576 2,188 19 15 16 12 15
Crimes against public justice 147 378 454 320 1,299 14 9 9 7 9
Handling offensive weapons 24 47 35 36 142 2 1 1 1 1
Drugs 26 180 293 211 710 2 4 6 5 5
Other crime 5 17 6 9 37 * * * * *
All offences 758 2,642 2,749 3,272 9,421 70 66 57 71 65
Miscellaneous offences 525 1,349 1,377 1,376 4,627 49 33 29 30 32
Common assault 300 655 615 512 2,082 28 16 13 11 14
Breach of the peace etc. 192 571 612 630 2,005 18 14 13 14 14
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 1 4 7 1 13 * * * * *
Urinating etc. - - - - - - - - - -
Other miscellaneous 32 119 143 233 527 3 3 3 5 4
Motor vehicle offences 233 1,293 1,372 1,896 4,794 22 32 29 41 33
Dangerous and careless driving 47 150 124 252 573 4 4 3 5 4
Driving under the influence 37 152 181 327 697 3 4 4 7 5
Speeding 60 439 463 630 1,592 6 11 10 14 11
Unlawful use of motor vehicle 64 390 429 439 1,322 6 10 9 9 9
Vehicle defect offences 5 24 30 23 82 * 1 1 1 1
Seat belt offences 1 3 1 2 7 * * * * *
Mobile phone offences 2 43 49 26 120 * 1 1 1 1
Other motor vehicle offences 17 92 95 197 401 2 2 2 4 3

1. Excludes companies and gender not known.


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