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 14 Bail orders made by main charge, 2008-09 to 2017-181

Table 14 Bail orders made by main charge, 2008-09 to 2017-181

Year Non-sexual crimes of violence Sexual crimes Crimes of dishonesty Fire-raising vandalism etc. Handling an offensive weapon Drug offences Other crimes Common assault Breach of the peace Miscellaneous offences Motor vehicle offences Unknown2 Total3
  Number
2008-09 - - - - - - - - - - - 52,593 52,593
2009-10 3,294 863 8,429 2,981 2,189 3,074 7,795 8,777 6,377 2,403 1,673 28 47,922
2010-11 3,420 825 8,477 2,696 2,070 2,879 7,695 8,413 5,739 2,298 1,672 19 46,221
2011-12 3,240 960 8,378 2,732 2,001 2,769 8,157 8,740 6,404 2,590 1,596 28 47,606
2012-13 2,530 1,046 7,583 2,492 1,542 2,645 7,548 7,913 6,077 2,937 1,681 35 44,039
2013-14 2,510 1,414 7,651 2,487 1,584 2,321 8,148 8,976 7,429 2,936 1,715 14 47,196
2014-15 2,426 1,574 6,707 2,406 1,471 2,571 8,034 8,967 7,723 2,927 1,730 12 46,560
2015-16 2,601 1,434 6,400 2,456 1,243 2,646 7,960 8,668 7,215 2,925 1,768 20 45,346
2016-17 2,454 1,370 6,163 2,510 1,265 2,346 7,138 7,652 6,764 2,663 1,924 18 42,277
2017-18 2,286 1,590 5,570 2,231 1,422 1,907 6,765 6,086 4,934 2,285 1,759 13 36,853
  Percentage of total4
2008-09 - - - - - - - - - - - - 100
2009-10 7 2 18 6 5 6 16 18 13 5 3 * 100
2010-11 7 2 18 6 4 6 17 18 12 5 4 * 100
2011-12 7 2 18 6 4 6 17 18 13 5 3 * 100
2012-13 6 2 17 6 4 6 17 18 14 7 4 * 100
2013-14 5 3 16 5 3 5 17 19 16 6 4 * 100
2014-15 5 3 14 5 3 6 17 19 17 6 4 * 100
2015-16 6 3 14 5 3 6 18 19 16 6 4 * 100
2016-17 6 3 15 6 3 6 17 18 16 6 5 * 100
2017-18 6 4 15 6 4 5 18 17 13 6 5 * 100

1. Excludes modifications to existing bail orders, persons counted once only where more than one bail order on same day.
2. A breakdown of bail orders by the main charge is not available for the period from 20 October 2007 to 31 March 2009.
3. Row totals do not equal the sum of the main charges for some years as bail can be granted following the lodging of an appeal.
4. Percentage of bail orders made where crime/offence type is known.


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