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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 8(a) People convicted by main crime/offence and main penalty, 2018-19

Table 8(a) People convicted by main crime/offence and main penalty, 2018-19

Main crime or offence Prison Young offenders institution Supervised release order Extended sentence Order for lifelong restriction Community payback order Restriction of liberty order Drug treatment and testing order Community service order Probation and other community sentences Fine Compensation order Admonition Absolute discharge Remit to Children's hearing Insanity, guardianship, hospital order Total
All crimes and offences 10,988 761 270 185 16 11,803 2,840 541 6 16 36,507 787 13,072 604 89 18 78,503
All crimes 7,380 491 216 179 14 5,350 1,587 463 2 13 5,782 426 6,282 207 55 11 28,458
Non-sexual crimes of violence 735 92 115 82 10 363 150 6 - 2 114 25 76 7 4 - 1,781
Homicide etc 50 7 - 3 - 14 1 - - - 6 - - - - - 81
Attempted murder and serious assault 435 55 86 70 10 257 108 2 - 1 93 24 22 6 3 - 1,172
Robbery 216 29 28 6 - 36 27 3 - - 4 1 9 1 1 - 361
Other non-sexual crimes of violence 34 1 1 3 - 56 14 1 - 1 11 - 45 - - - 167
Sexual crimes 351 22 1 90 4 492 59 1 - 10 104 9 41 26 1 4 1,215
Rape and attempted rape 79 11 - 49 3 5 2 - - - - 1 - 2 - - 152
Sexual assault 106 4 1 12 1 119 20 - - 6 7 2 3 10 - 1 292
Crimes associated with prostitution - - - - - 2 1 - - - 24 - 9 1 - - 37
Other sexual crimes 166 7 - 29 - 366 36 1 - 4 73 6 29 13 1 3 734
Crimes of dishonesty 3,262 125 24 1 - 1,497 462 307 - - 1,568 208 2,242 60 15 - 9,771
Housebreaking 442 40 19 - - 108 61 31 - - 23 5 30 2 5 - 766
Theft by opening lockfast places 71 3 - - - 22 17 5 - - 17 8 17 1 - - 161
Theft from a motor vehicle 53 - 1 - - 21 13 6 - - 5 3 9 - - - 111
Theft of a motor vehicle 66 13 1 - - 46 20 3 - - 48 3 17 1 3 - 221
Shoplifting 1,788 35 1 - - 761 147 203 - - 1,070 110 1,770 36 2 - 5,923
Other theft 512 25 - - - 261 99 31 - - 234 57 254 15 3 - 1,491
Fraud 113 2 - - - 108 43 8 - - 76 15 42 1 - - 408
Other dishonesty 217 7 2 1 - 170 62 20 - - 95 7 103 4 2 - 690
Fire-raising, vandalism, etc. 269 45 20 - - 384 100 12 - 1 409 173 323 20 14 3 1,773
Fire-raising 49 10 13 - - 25 5 1 - - 5 1 8 - 3 - 120
Vandalism etc. 220 35 7 - - 359 95 11 - 1 404 172 315 20 11 3 1,653
Other crimes 2,763 207 56 6 - 2,614 816 137 2 - 3,587 11 3,600 94 21 4 13,918
Crimes against public justice 1,390 125 15 4 - 1,389 359 31 - - 1,408 6 2,450 52 12 2 7,243
Handling offensive weapons 502 62 37 - - 414 191 16 1 - 179 - 147 16 9 2 1,576
Drugs 839 17 4 - - 797 258 89 1 - 1,987 1 979 25 - - 4,997
Other crime 32 3 - 2 - 14 8 1 - - 13 4 24 1 - - 102
All offences 3,608 270 54 6 2 6,453 1,253 78 4 3 30,725 361 6,790 397 34 7 50,045
Miscellaneous offences 3,188 248 49 6 2 5,347 1,015 68 3 3 6,306 343 5,565 358 33 7 22,541
Common assault 1,447 146 37 5 2 2,316 503 27 2 3 2,158 185 1,724 144 24 3 8,726
Breach of the peace etc. 1,502 91 10 1 - 2,639 422 35 - - 3,440 110 3,460 182 9 3 11,904
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct - - - - - 4 - - - - 15 - 11 1 - - 31
Other miscellaneous, including urinating 239 11 2 - - 388 90 6 1 - 693 48 370 31 - 1 1,880
Motor vehicle offences 420 22 5 - - 1,106 238 10 1 - 24,419 18 1,225 39 1 - 27,504
Dangerous and careless driving 143 9 3 - - 253 67 3 - - 2,541 9 83 5 1 - 3,117
Driving under the influence 68 2 - - - 510 89 4 - - 2,848 - 32 5 - - 3,558
Speeding - - - - - 17 - - - - 8,996 - 51 3 - - 9,067
Unlawful use of motor vehicle 206 11 2 - - 300 82 3 1 - 6,152 8 860 23 - - 7,648
Vehicle defect offences - - - - - 2 - - - - 1,051 - 74 1 - - 1,128
Other motor vehicle offences1 3 - - - - 24 - - - - 2,831 1 125 2 - - 2,986

1. Includes seat belt and mobile phone offences.


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