Under 24s prosecuted in Scottish Sherriff Courts: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/01466
Date received: 14 July 2017
Date responded: 26 July 2017

Information requested

Data on the number of under 24s prosecuted in Glasgow/Scotland as well the outcomes of these prosecutions.


The answer to your question is provided in the following table.

People aged under 24 prosecuted in Scottish sheriff courts, where main charge, by result, 2015-16

Result Scotland Glasgow
Not guilty 2,817 468
Custody 2,546 361
Community sentence 4,761 663
Monetary 4,014 374
Remit to childrens hearing 69 13
Admonished 2,594 341
Other 176 20
Total prosecuted 16,977 2,240

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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