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Disclosure Scotland - applications to criminal records checks by type: FOI release

Published: 29 Apr 2019

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

Published:
29 Apr 2019
Disclosure Scotland - applications to criminal records checks by type: FOI release
FOI reference:      FOI/19/01015
Date received:      10/04/2019
Date responded:   25/04/2019
 
Information requested:

You asked for the number of applications to criminal records checks managed by Disclosure Scotland per year between 2002 and 2018 divided by application type (basic, standard/enhanced and PVG).

On 12 April, following a request for clarification as to whether your request related to the number of disclosure applications that were received per year or the number of disclosure checks that were processed and resulted in a certificate being issued per year, you advised that you required the volume of applications received in each financial year from 2002-03 through to 2017-18.

 

Response:

The total volume of disclosure applications received by Disclosure Scotland between 2002-03 and 2017-18 divided by application type is shown in the table below.

 

Financial 

Year

                                             Application Type

 

                      PVG

  Basic   Standard       Enhanced  

Scheme 

Record

Disclosure

Short

Scheme 

Record 

Disclosure

Statement Of

Scheme

Membership

 2002-03        1,100     16,300    89,500      -      -       -
 2003-04    108,200      31,100  183,400      -      -       -
 2004-05      97,400      21,500  236,400      -       -       -
 2005-06    186,400      20,100  298,100      -      -       -
 2006-07    256,900        6,000  333,800      -      -       -
 2007-08    424,300        4,900  353,400      -       -       -
 2008-09    501,300        6,200  374,200      -      -       -
 2009-10    583,000      10,200  353,600      -      -       -
 2010-11    738,300      13,700  282,100      -      -       -
 2011-12    828,700        7,600    14,400   185,100        17,400             2,900
 2012-13    947,800      16,300      5,100   202,700        54,200             3,000
 2013-14 1,028,200      19,300      5,200   269,600        85,900             2,700
 2014-15 1,208,800      17,700      5,700   234,800      109,600             2,700
 2015-16 1,366,300      16,700      5,500   195,200      134,600             3,300
 2016-17 1,597,600      14,600      5,300   131,600      164,800             2,800
 2017-18 1,465,200      15,100      5,600   121,100      169,100             2,300

Note: Data rounded to nearest hundred.

 

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