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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(c) Numbers of people convicted per 1,000 population by sex and age, 2009-10 to 2018-19

Table 5(c) Numbers of people convicted per 1,000 population 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 25 24 22 21 22 22 20 19 17 16
under 165 * * * * * * * * * *
16-17 39 32 27 20 16 15 15 15 13 12
18-20 71 62 54 45 42 41 40 36 31 28
21-30 65 60 55 51 51 49 45 41 36 33
31-40 43 43 41 40 42 44 41 38 35 34
41-50 23 23 22 22 24 25 24 22 20 20
51-60 10 10 10 10 11 12 11 10 9 9
Over 60 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2
Males Total4 44 42 39 36 37 38 35 32 29 27
under 165 * * * * * * * * * *
16-17 67 55 45 34 28 26 26 25 22 21
18-20 123 108 94 77 72 69 68 61 53 47
21-30 110 103 94 86 86 84 77 70 61 56
31-40 73 72 69 67 71 74 68 63 58 55
41-50 38 38 38 37 41 42 40 36 34 33
51-60 17 17 16 16 19 20 19 18 16 15
Over 60 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 4 4
Females Total4 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 5
under 165 * * * * * - - * * *
16-17 11 7 7 6 4 4 3 4 4 3
18-20 18 17 14 12 12 12 12 10 9 9
21-30 20 19 17 16 16 15 14 13 11 10
31-40 15 15 14 13 15 16 15 14 14 13
41-50 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 8 8 7
51-60 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 3
Over 60 1 1 * * 1 1 1 1 1 1

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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