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Criminal proceedings in Scotland: 2018-2019

Statistics are presented on criminal proceedings concluded in Scottish courts and on a range of measures available as alternatives to prosecution, which are issued by the police and by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.

Criminal proceedings in Scotland: 2018-2019
Table 5(b) Proportions of people convicted by sex and age, 2009-10 to 2018-19

Table 5(b) Proportions of people convicted by sex and age, 2009-10 to 2018-19

Type of accused1 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
All People2,3 Total4 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
under 165 * * * * * * * * * *
16-17 4 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
18-20 12 11 11 9 8 8 8 8 7 7
21-30 37 36 36 36 34 33 33 33 32 31
31-40 24 25 25 26 26 27 27 28 29 30
41-50 15 16 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18
51-60 6 6 6 7 8 8 8 9 9 9
Over 60 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4
Males Total4 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
under 165 * * * * * * * * * *
16-17 4 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2
18-20 13 12 11 10 8 8 8 8 7 7
21-30 37 36 36 36 35 34 34 34 33 32
31-40 24 24 25 26 26 27 27 27 28 29
41-50 15 16 16 17 18 18 18 17 17 18
51-60 6 6 6 7 8 8 8 9 9 9
Over 60 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4
Females Total4 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
under 165 * * * * * - - * * *
16-17 4 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
18-20 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 6 6 6
21-30 36 35 34 35 32 31 31 29 28 27
31-40 26 27 28 27 28 30 29 31 33 34
41-50 17 18 18 19 21 20 21 20 20 19
51-60 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 9
Over 60 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 4

1. A person who had a charge proved more than once within an individual year will be counted more than once .

2. Figures in the table are calculated as ratios per 1,000 of the Scottish population.

3. Includes sex not known; excludes companies.

4. Includes age not known; uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 8 upwards.

5. Uses mid-year population estimate for those aged 8-15.


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