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Criminal proceedings in Scotland: 2018-2019

Published: 31 Mar 2020

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.

Table 15 Bail-related Offences1 with a conviction, 2009-10 to 2018-19

  2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 % change 2017-18 to 2018-19
All bail-related offences: 8,363 8,261 8,860 8,462 8,003 8,547 8,589 7,702 7,000 6,501 -7
Bail-related offences as a percentage of bail orders made 17 18 19 19 17 18 19 18 19 19
Court:                    
High Court 15 27 20 16 26 38 20 18 20 18 -10
Sheriff Solemn 222 227 209 224 236 330 344 309 243 354 46
Sheriff Summary2 7,638 7,527 8,105 7,878 7,429 7,836 7,883 7,073 6,430 5,953 -7
Justice of the Peace3 488 480 526 344 312 343 342 302 307 176 -43
Age:                      
Under 21 2,292 2,051 2,146 1,811 1,412 1,355 1,384 1,302 969 820 -15
21-30 3,081 3,111 3,290 3,169 2,936 3,043 2,994 2,671 2,359 2,246 -5
31-40 1,696 1,777 1,999 1,987 2,050 2,262 2,301 2,084 2,105 1,995 -5
41-100 1,294 1,322 1,425 1,495 1,605 1,887 1,910 1,645 1,567 1,440 -8
Gender:                    
Male 7,316 7,215 7,758 7,267 6,939 7,413 7,364 6,597 5,972 5,579 -7
Female 1,047 1,046 1,102 1,195 1,064 1,134 1,225 1,105 1,028 922 -10
Main result of proceedings:                      
Custody 2,197 2,083 2,220 2,117 2,018 2,147 2,013 1,659 1,621 1,623 *
Community 1,473 1,464 1,520 1,685 1,644 1,811 1,853 1,794 1,507 1,294 -14
Monetary 1,916 1,818 1,922 1,679 1,508 1,555 1,509 1,342 1,160 1,100 -5
Other 2,777 2,896 3,198 2,981 2,833 3,034 3,214 2,907 2,712 2,484 -8

1. Bail related offences include breach of bail conditions and failure to appear in court.

2. Includes any remaining cases seen in the stipendiary magistrates court in Glasgow.

3. Includes District courts up to 2009-10.


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