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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 14 Bail orders made by main charge, 2009-10 to 2018-191

Table 14 Bail orders made by main charge, 2009-10 to 2018-191

Year Non-sexual crimes of violence Sexual crimes Crimes of dishonesty Fire-raising vandalism etc. Handling an offensive weapon Drug offences Other crimes Common assault Breach of the peace Miscellaneous offences Motor vehicle offences Unknown Total2
  Number  
2009-10 3,294 863 8,429 2,981 2,189 3,074 7,795 8,777 6,377 2,403 1,673 28 47,922
2010-11 3,420 825 8,477 2,696 2,070 2,879 7,695 8,413 5,739 2,298 1,672 19 46,221
2011-12 3,240 960 8,378 2,732 2,001 2,769 8,157 8,740 6,404 2,590 1,596 28 47,606
2012-13 2,530 1,046 7,583 2,492 1,542 2,645 7,548 7,913 6,077 2,937 1,681 35 44,039
2013-14 2,510 1,414 7,651 2,487 1,584 2,321 8,148 8,976 7,429 2,936 1,715 14 47,196
2014-15 2,426 1,574 6,707 2,406 1,471 2,571 8,034 8,967 7,723 2,927 1,730 12 46,560
2015-16 2,601 1,434 6,400 2,456 1,243 2,646 7,960 8,668 7,215 2,925 1,768 20 45,346
2016-17 2,454 1,370 6,163 2,510 1,265 2,346 7,138 7,652 6,764 2,663 1,924 18 42,277
2017-18 2,286 1,590 5,570 2,231 1,422 1,907 6,765 6,086 4,934 2,285 1,759 13 36,853
2018-19 2,213 1,455 5,398 2,274 1,510 1,809 6,494 5,391 4,379 2,206 1,583 15 34,735
Percentage of total3  
2009-10 7 2 18 6 5 6 16 18 13 5 3 * 100
2010-11 7 2 18 6 4 6 17 18 12 5 4 * 100
2011-12 7 2 18 6 4 6 17 18 13 5 3 * 100
2012-13 6 2 17 6 4 6 17 18 14 7 4 * 100
2013-14 5 3 16 5 3 5 17 19 16 6 4 * 100
2014-15 5 3 14 5 3 6 17 19 17 6 4 * 100
2015-16 6 3 14 5 3 6 18 19 16 6 4 * 100
2016-17 6 3 15 6 3 6 17 18 16 6 5 * 100
2017-18 6 4 15 6 4 5 18 17 13 6 5 * 100
2018-19 6 4 16 7 4 5 19 16 13 6 5 * 100

1. Excludes modifications to existing bail orders, persons counted once only where more than one bail order on same day.

2. A breakdown of bail orders by the main charge is not available for the period from 20 October 2007 to 31 March 2009.

3. Row totals do not equal the sum of the main charges for some years as bail can be granted following the lodging of an appeal.

4. Percentage of bail orders made where crime/offence type is known.


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