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Reconviction Rates in Scotland: 2010-11 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 2010-11

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Table 3: One year reconviction frequency rates and one year reconviction rates, by age

Age: under 21 Number of offenders Reconviction rate2 Reconviction frequency rate2
1997-98 13,790 42.4 93.4
1998-99 12,984 42.1 92.1
1999-00 11,784 41.0 87.4
2000-01 11,005 41.5 87.4
2001-02 11,232 41.2 89.1
2002-03 11,059 41.3 88.5
2003-04 11,315 40.6 81.6
2004-05 11,647 39.4 79.5
2005-06 12,113 41.4 80.1
2006-07 12,686 40.6 78.2
2007-08 12,402 38.2 72.0
2008-09 10,754 37.9 72.3
2009-10 9,323 36.6 67.2
2010-11 8,172 34.1 59.3
Age: 21 to 25
1997-98 12,184 34.1 63.1
1998-99 10,762 34.4 65.9
1999-00 9,455 34.5 63.9
2000-01 8,993 35.5 66.1
2001-02 9,477 36.5 71.3
2002-03 9,928 37.1 73.8
2003-04 10,338 36.4 71.9
2004-05 10,592 36.5 70.6
2005-06 10,583 35.2 67.9
2006-07 11,240 35.2 66.4
2007-08 11,138 34.3 62.9
2008-09 10,105 34.2 64.9
2009-10 9,808 33.6 60.4
2010-11 8,898 31.1 54.0
Age: 26 to 30
1997-98 9,595 30.3 54.4
1998-99 8,674 30.4 54.3
1999-00 7,453 31.5 55.1
2000-01 6,942 31.2 56.2
2001-02 7,168 33.3 61.8
2002-03 7,129 34.5 64.0
2003-04 7,258 35.6 65.5
2004-05 7,527 34.5 65.8
2005-06 7,588 34.8 64.0
2006-07 8,009 34.7 64.6
2007-08 8,249 33.6 62.7
2008-09 7,988 34.9 68.4
2009-10 7,894 32.9 62.1
2010-11 7,402 31.9 59.8
Age: over 30
1997-98 17,877 22.8 39.7
1998-99 16,724 22.9 39.5
1999-00 15,537 21.8 36.1
2000-01 14,628 22.4 36.6
2001-02 15,774 23.1 39.3
2002-03 16,747 24.1 41.6
2003-04 18,075 24.4 42.4
2004-05 19,602 25.2 43.0
2005-06 20,038 24.7 42.2
2006-07 21,365 25.2 43.3
2007-08 21,254 24.7 43.5
2008-09 20,805 25.6 47.5
2009-10 20,389 25.2 45.6
2010-11 19,654 23.5 41.1

1. The number of offenders that are reconvicted, and the number of reconvictions, are omitted from the bulletin for clarity. They are included in the additional datasets which accompany this bulletin.

2. The definition of reconviction frequency rate and reconviction rate is described in section 12.2.1

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