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.

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106 page PDF

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Contents
Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2017-2018
Table 10(b) People receiving a custodial sentence by gender, main crime/offence and length of sentence, 2017-181

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Table 10(b) People receiving a custodial sentence by gender, main crime/offence and length of sentence, 2017-181

Main crime or offence Male Female
Total (Percentages) Total (Percentages)
Up to 3 months Over 3 months to 6 months Over 6 months to 1 year Over 1 year to less than 2 years Over 2 years to less than 4 years 4 years and over including life etc Up to 3 months Over 3 months to 6 months Over 6 months to 1 year Over 1 year to less than 2 years Over 2 years to less than 4 years 4 years and over including life etc
All crimes and offences 10,812 25 35 18 12 5 4 1,131 40 39 11 7 2 1
All crimes 7,010 25 29 16 16 7 6 805 40 36 11 9 3 1
Non-sexual crimes of violence 879 1 4 14 37 23 21 68 1 10 22 40 13 13
Homicide etc 58 - - - 3 9 88 4 - - - - - 100
Attempted murder and serious assault 534 1 4 13 40 23 19 32 - 6 9 47 22 16
Robbery 257 * 4 18 39 26 12 29 3 14 34 41 7 -
Other non-sexual crimes of violence 30 - 13 20 23 30 13 3 - 33 67 - - -
Sexual crimes 394 3 7 15 25 13 38 3 33 - 33 33 - -
Rape and attempted rape 103 - - - 2 6 92 - - - - - - -
Sexual assault 118 3 9 14 26 20 27 2 50 - - 50 - -
Crimes associated with prostitution 1 - - - - 100 - - - - - - - -
Other sexual crimes 172 3 9 25 38 12 12 1 - - 100 - - -
Crimes of dishonesty 2,673 29 40 17 10 4 * 444 40 45 9 5 1 *
Housebreaking 507 5 20 25 37 13 * 16 6 19 25 44 6 -
Theft by opening lockfast places 75 13 53 21 7 5 - 1 - - 100 - - -
Theft from a motor vehicle 37 11 68 19 - 3 - - - - - - - -
Theft of a motor vehicle 74 12 39 31 15 3 - 2 - 50 50 - - -
Shoplifting 1,170 43 48 8 1 - - 312 47 47 5 - - -
Other theft 461 24 44 24 6 2 * 71 27 51 15 7 - -
Fraud 113 12 27 31 19 9 3 20 15 35 15 20 10 5
Other dishonesty 236 44 31 16 6 2 * 22 27 18 18 23 14 -
Fire-raising, vandalism, etc. 315 28 37 20 10 5 1 23 43 17 22 13 4 -
Fire-raising 50 4 12 28 38 14 4 6 - - 50 33 17 -
Vandalism etc. 265 32 41 18 5 3 1 17 59 24 12 6 - -
Other crimes 2,749 33 30 16 14 6 3 267 49 31 10 7 2 1
Crimes against public justice 1,445 51 35 10 3 1 * 158 65 34 1 - - -
Handling offensive weapons 480 8 26 30 29 6 * 25 8 44 28 20 - -
Drugs 795 15 21 18 24 14 8 75 29 19 23 20 7 3
Other crime 29 10 59 10 7 3 10 9 33 67 - - - -
All offences 3,802 25 46 21 6 2 1 326 40 45 11 3 1 -
Miscellaneous offences 3,303 27 47 18 5 2 1 319 41 44 11 3 1 -
Common assault 1,475 16 47 25 8 3 * 155 30 50 15 4 1 -
Breach of the peace etc. 1,570 37 48 12 3 * - 139 55 39 4 1 1 -
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 1 100 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Other miscellaneous, including urinating 257 32 42 15 4 1 6 25 32 36 20 8 4 -
Motor vehicle offences 499 8 44 38 7 2 * 7 - 86 - 14 - -
Dangerous and careless driving 175 7 31 40 17 4 1 1 - - - 100 - -
Driving under the influence 70 11 71 17 - - - 3 - 100 - - - -
Speeding - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Unlawful use of motor vehicle 246 7 45 44 2 2 - 3 - 100 - - - -
Vehicle defect offences 1 100 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Other motor vehicle offences2 7 43 57 - - - - - - - - - - -

1. Excludes a small number of cases which resulted in detention of a child aged under 16, recall sentences and a small number of records we do not have sentence information for.
2. Includes seat belt and mobile phone offences.


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