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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 6(c) People1 convicted by main crime/offence and age, 2018-19

Table 6(c) People1 convicted by main crime/offence and age, 2018-19

(Number) (percent)
Main crime or offence Under 21 21-30 31-40 over 40 Total Under 21 21-30 31-40 over 40 Total
All crimes and offences 6,632 24,510 23,421 23,940 78,503 100 100 100 100 100
All crimes 2,845 8,853 9,376 7,384 28,458 43 36 40 31 36
Non-sexual crimes of violence 262 714 452 353 1,781 4 3 2 1 2
Homicide etc 13 16 19 33 81 * * * * *
Attempted murder and serious assault 184 492 278 218 1,172 3 2 1 1 1
Robbery 54 138 108 61 361 1 1 * * *
Other non-sexual crimes of violence 11 68 47 41 167 * * * * *
Sexual crimes 119 274 244 578 1,215 2 1 1 2 2
Rape and attempted rape 17 35 29 71 152 * * * * *
Sexual assault 26 58 49 159 292 * * * 1 *
Crimes associated with prostitution - 3 11 23 37 - * * * *
Other sexual crimes 76 178 155 325 734 1 1 1 1 1
Crimes of dishonesty 626 2,510 3,931 2,704 9,771 9 10 17 11 12
Housebreaking 110 218 263 175 766 2 1 1 1 1
Theft by opening lockfast places 16 46 60 39 161 * * * * *
Theft from a motor vehicle 7 22 39 43 111 * * * * *
Theft of a motor vehicle 46 83 72 20 221 1 * * * *
Shoplifting 242 1,426 2,528 1,727 5,923 4 6 11 7 8
Other theft 117 403 594 377 1,491 2 2 3 2 2
Fraud 17 117 146 128 408 * * 1 1 1
Other dishonesty 71 195 229 195 690 1 1 1 1 1
Fire-raising, vandalism, etc. 348 665 449 311 1,773 5 3 2 1 2
Fire-raising 27 34 32 27 120 * * * * *
Vandalism etc. 321 631 417 284 1,653 5 3 2 1 2
Other crimes 1,490 4,690 4,300 3,438 13,918 22 19 18 14 18
Crimes against public justice 833 2,481 2,186 1,743 7,243 13 10 9 7 9
Handling offensive weapons 253 537 454 332 1,576 4 2 2 1 2
Drugs 400 1,637 1,632 1,328 4,997 6 7 7 6 6
Other crime 4 35 28 35 102 * * * * *
All offences 3,787 15,657 14,045 16,556 50,045 57 64 60 69 64
Miscellaneous offences 2,201 7,533 6,548 6,259 22,541 33 31 28 26 29
Common assault 1,058 3,103 2,455 2,110 8,726 16 13 10 9 11
Breach of the peace etc. 1,030 3,930 3,574 3,370 11,904 16 16 15 14 15
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 1 5 17 8 31 * * * * *
Urinating etc. - 1 5 3 9 - - * * *
Other miscellaneous 112 494 497 768 1,871 2 2 2 3 2
Motor vehicle offences 1,586 8,124 7,497 10,297 27,504 24 33 32 43 35
Dangerous and careless driving 298 1,004 672 1,143 3,117 4 4 3 5 4
Driving under the influence 206 869 912 1,571 3,558 3 4 4 7 5
Speeding 317 2,425 2,470 3,855 9,067 5 10 11 16 12
Unlawful use of motor vehicle 593 2,606 2,313 2,136 7,648 9 11 10 9 10
Vehicle defect offences 50 368 286 424 1,128 1 2 1 2 1
Seat belt offences 7 69 64 69 209 * * * * *
Mobile phone offences 27 243 225 197 692 * 1 1 1 1
Other motor vehicle offences 88 540 555 902 2,085 1 2 2 4 3

1. Excludes companies.


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