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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 9(b) Percentage of people convicted receiving custodial sentences by main crime/offence, 2009-10 to 2018-19

Table 9(b) Percentage of people convicted receiving custodial sentences by main crime/offence, 2009-10 to 2018-19

Main crime or offence 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
All crimes and offences 13 13 15 15 13 13 14 14 14 16
All crimes 26 26 27 28 27 26 25 26 26 29
Non-sexual crimes of violence 58 53 60 60 61 59 58 57 52 58
Homicide etc 91 83 83 82 88 69 73 73 70 74
Attempted murder and serious assault 56 53 62 56 60 58 57 55 49 56
Robbery 73 72 78 78 76 78 78 74 70 77
Other non-sexual crimes of violence 27 27 21 23 24 25 17 22 21 23
Sexual crimes 31 26 27 34 34 32 33 37 36 39
Rape and attempted rape 93 94 94 92 92 93 90 94 96 93
Sexual assault 62 46 45 48 46 38 43 54 40 42
Crimes associated with prostitution 3 1 2 - 3 - 1 - 2 -
Other sexual crimes 27 28 24 28 29 24 24 26 27 28
Crimes of dishonesty 29 30 31 32 32 33 32 31 32 35
Housebreaking 49 53 54 54 55 58 62 62 64 65
Theft by opening lockfast places 37 38 40 45 42 37 37 49 52 46
Theft from a motor vehicle 39 41 45 42 39 51 40 45 46 49
Theft of a motor vehicle 24 27 29 31 26 27 31 34 31 36
Shoplifting 26 27 28 28 29 31 29 26 26 31
Other theft 29 28 28 30 30 31 29 30 33 36
Fraud 21 23 24 29 23 22 30 26 28 28
Other dishonesty 29 31 33 32 33 30 34 31 32 33
Fire-raising, vandalism, etc. 12 13 15 15 15 14 16 16 19 19
Fire-raising 30 35 41 47 38 35 43 43 45 60
Vandalism etc. 11 12 13 13 14 13 15 15 17 16
Other crimes 22 21 22 22 21 20 19 19 20 22
Crimes against public justice 22 20 21 21 21 21 20 19 20 21
Handling offensive weapons 32 31 36 38 38 37 34 34 34 38
Drugs 19 19 19 17 16 14 14 16 16 17
Other crime 27 26 32 35 35 26 26 36 35 36
All offences 6 6 7 7 6 7 7 7 8 8
Miscellaneous offences 12 13 15 15 14 13 13 13 14 15
Common assault 15 16 17 17 16 15 16 15 17 19
Breach of the peace etc. 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 12 13 13
Drunkenness and other disorderly conduct 1 * 2 1 1 * 2 3 2 -
Other miscellaneous, including urinating 6 7 11 11 11 11 11 12 13 13
Motor vehicle offences 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2
Dangerous and careless driving 3 3 4 3 2 3 4 4 5 5
Driving under the influence 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2
Speeding - - - - - - - - - -
Unlawful use of motor vehicle 3 3 4 3 2 2 3 3 4 3
Vehicle defect offences - - - - - - - - * -
Other motor vehicle offences1 * * * * * * 2 3 8 1

1. Includes seat belt and mobile phone offences.


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