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Reconviction Rates in Scotland: 2009-10 Offender Cohort

Analysis of one year reconviction rates for the cohort of offenders released from a custodial sentence or receiving a non-custodial disposal in 2009-10

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Table 16 One year reconviction rates by index crime: 2009-10 cohort

Index crime 2009-10 Total number (=100%) Percentage reconvicted within 1 year for:
Any crime Violent Crime Crimes of indecency Crimes of dishonesty Criminal damage Other Serious violent crime Serious crime
All offenders 47,336 31 10 * 11 3 21 2 4
Violent Crime
Serious assault and homicide 1,434 24 10 * 4 2 15 3 6
Robbery 400 48 17 1 22 4 30 6 13
Common Assault 11,656 25 12 * 5 3 17 2 3
Other Violence 212 28 11 * 9 2 18 2 6
Crimes of indecency
Sexual Assault 159 8 2 1 3 * 4 * 3
Other indecency 462 13 2 4 2 2 8 1 2
Prostitution 79 71 13 47 15 3 37 1 5
Crimes of dishonesty
Housebreaking 925 53 12 * 35 6 31 3 11
Theft OLP 429 50 11 * 34 3 29 3 9
Theft of motor vehicle 453 41 15 * 19 6 29 4 8
Shoplifting 3,664 58 11 * 44 3 33 2 5
Other Theft 1,601 39 9 * 24 3 23 1 5
Fraud 826 14 2 * 8 * 8 * 1
Other Dishonesty 1,278 24 6 * 14 1 15 1 4
Criminal damage
Fireraising 154 34 13 * 14 6 24 3 5
Malicious & reckless conduct 2,673 33 15 * 8 6 23 2 4
Other
Handling offensive weapons 2,386 29 9 * 9 3 21 3 6
Crimes against public justice 1,200 32 10 * 9 2 24 2 4
Drugs 5,942 27 5 * 7 1 21 1 4
Breach of peace 11,259 30 12 * 6 3 23 2 3
Other crime 129 29 14 1 5 4 24 1 2
Other offences 15 27 7 * 7 7 13 * *

1. A more detailed breakdown of the crimes for which the cohort are reconvicted are omitted from the bulletin for clarity. They are included in the additional datasets which accompany this bulletin.

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