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 7(b) Percentage of people convicted by main penalty, 2008-09 to 2017-18

Table 7(b) Percentage of people convicted by main penalty, 2008-09 to 2017-18

Main penalty 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Total 125,893 121,041 115,581 108,424 101,019 105,664 106,584 99,962 92,347 82,716
Custody 13 13 13 15 15 13 13 14 14 14
Prison 11 11 11 12 13 12 12 12 12 13
Young offenders institution 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Supervised release order - - - - - - - - - -
Extended sentence - - - - - - - - - -
Order for life-long restriction - - - - - - - - - -
Community sentence 14 14 14 16 17 17 17 19 20 20
Community payback order - - - 10 15 16 16 17 17 16
Restriction of liberty order 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 3
Drug treatment & testing order 1 1 1 1 1 1 - - - 1
Community service order 5 5 5 2 - - - - - -
Probation and other community sentences 8 8 7 2 - - - - - -
Financial penalty 59 60 58 55 53 55 53 50 49 47
Fine 58 59 58 54 52 54 52 49 48 47
Compensation order 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Other sentence 14 14 15 15 15 15 16 17 17 18
Admonition 13 13 14 14 15 14 15 17 16 17
Absolute discharge, no order made - - - - - - 1 1 1 1
Remit to children's hearing - - - - - - - - - -
Insanity, hospital, guardianship order - - - - - - - - - -

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