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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 10(d) People receiving a custodial sentence by length of sentence, 2009-10 to 2018-19

Table 10(d) People receiving a custodial sentence by length of sentence, 2009-10 to 2018-19

Year Total 1 Up to 3 months Over 3 months to 6 months Over 6 months to 1 year Over 1 year to 2 years Over 2 years to less than 4 years 4 years and over Life Year Up to 3 months Over 3 months to 6 months Over 6 months to 1 year Up to 1 year (total) Over 1 year to 2 years Over 2 years to less than 4 years 4 years and over Life
2009-10 15,781 5,919 4,957 2,250 1,269 834 504 48 2009-10 38% 31% 14% 83% 8% 5% 3% 0%
2010-11 15,296 5,332 5,229 2,192 1,264 776 455 48 2010-11 35% 34% 14% 83% 8% 5% 3% 0%
2011-12 15,926 4,529 6,153 2,437 1,478 755 523 51 2011-12 28% 39% 15% 82% 9% 5% 3% 0%
2012-13 14,769 4,339 5,471 2,418 1,390 666 436 49 2012-13 29% 37% 16% 83% 9% 5% 3% 0%
2013-14 14,139 4,140 5,223 2,247 1,301 707 475 46 2013-14 29% 37% 16% 82% 9% 5% 3% 0%
2014-15 14,009 4,103 5,229 2,172 1,433 620 419 32 2014-15 29% 37% 16% 82% 10% 4% 3% 0%
2015-16 13,736 4,067 4,852 2,252 1,482 646 410 27 2015-16 30% 35% 16% 81% 11% 5% 3% 0%
2016-17 12,665 3,502 4,462 2,139 1,435 646 451 30 2016-17 28% 35% 17% 80% 11% 5% 4% 0%
2017-18 11,954 3,190 4,275 2,036 1,388 613 425 27 2017-18 27% 36% 17% 79% 12% 5% 4% 0%
2018-19 12,195 3,142 4,279 2,162 1,468 644 460 37 2018-19 26% 35% 18% 79% 12% 5% 4% 0%

1. Excludes a small number of cases which resulted in detention of a child aged under 16, recall sentences and a small number of records we do not have sentence information for.


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