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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 16 Undertakings to appear in court, by gender and age, 2009-10 - 2018-191,2

Table 16 Undertakings to appear in court, by gender and age, 2009-10 - 2018-191,2

Year Gender Age
Male Female Not known Under 21 21-30 31-40 Over 40 Not known Total
Number
2009-10 20,661 5,461 4 6,499 8,807 5,251 5,568 1 26,126
2010-11 21,384 5,912 1 6,297 9,468 5,629 5,903 - 27,297
2011-12 20,244 5,953 4 5,484 8,978 5,712 6,027 - 26,201
2012-13 17,328 5,489 1 4,244 7,824 5,086 5,664 - 22,818
2013-14 16,642 5,465 3 3,992 7,203 5,095 5,820 - 22,110
2014-15 12,738 4,015 4 2,812 5,356 3,918 4,671 - 16,757
2015-16 11,769 3,870 2 2,542 4,829 3,686 4,584 - 15,641
2016-17 10,765 3,677 - 2,226 4,415 3,467 4,334 - 14,442
2017-18 13,405 4,235 4 2,453 5,508 4,558 5,125 - 17,644
2018-19 12,031 3,610 5 2,157 4,683 4,069 4,737 - 15,646
Percentage of total  
2009-10 79 21 * 25 34 20 21 * 100
2010-11 78 22 * 23 35 21 22 - 100
2011-12 77 23 * 21 34 22 23 - 100
2012-13 76 24 * 19 34 22 25 - 100
2013-14 75 25 * 18 33 23 26 - 100
2014-15 76 24 * 17 32 23 28 - 100
2015-16 75 25 * 16 31 24 29 - 100
2016-17 75 25 - 15 31 24 30 - 100
2017-18 76 24 * 14 31 26 29 - 100
2018-19 77 23 * 14 30 26 30 - 100

1. Gender and date of birth were added to the main collection of bail data from 2009-10.

2. Excludes modifications to existing bail orders. People counted once only where more than one bail order on the same day.


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