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(d) People receiving a custodial sentence by length of sentence, 2008-09 to 2017-18

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Table 10(d) People receiving a custodial sentence by length of sentence, 2008-09 to 2017-18

Year Total 1 Up to 3 months Over 3 months to 6 months Over 6 months to 1 year Over 1 year to 2 years Over 2 years to less than 4 years 4 years and over Life
2008-09 16,924 6,914 5,230 2,158 1,318 721 524 59
2009-10 15,781 5,919 4,957 2,250 1,269 834 504 48
2010-11 15,296 5,332 5,229 2,192 1,264 776 455 48
2011-12 15,926 4,529 6,153 2,437 1,478 755 523 51
2012-13 14,769 4,339 5,471 2,418 1,390 666 436 49
2013-14 14,139 4,140 5,223 2,247 1,301 707 475 46
2014-15 14,008 4,103 5,229 2,172 1,433 620 419 32
2015-16 13,736 4,067 4,852 2,252 1,482 646 410 27
2016-17 12,665 3,502 4,463 2,148 1,426 647 449 30
2017-18 11,943 3,182 4,264 2,040 1,393 610 427 27

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.


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