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Custodial sentences over 18 months: FOI release

Published: 17 Sep 2020

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

Published:
17 Sep 2020
Custodial sentences over 18 months: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000071938
Date received: 6 Aug 2020
Date responded: 25 Aug 2020
Information requested

The number of people receiving custodial sentences of 18 months or over for the years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20.

Response

The answer to your question is provided in the table below.
Number of people receiving custodial sentences of 18 months or over (excluding life sentences), 2015-16 to 2018-19.

2015-16

1,907

2016-17

1,954

2017-18

1,878

2018-19

1,973

Total

7,712

Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings database

Number of life sentences are available in Table 10d of the latest Criminal Proceedings publication at the following link:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/criminal-proceedings-scotland-2018-19/pages/29/

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