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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 6: One year reconviction frequency rates and one year reconviction rates, by disposal

Discharged from custody Number of offenders Reconviction rate2 Reconviction frequency rate2
1997-98 6,119 48.4 103.6
1998-99 5,821 49.1 109.0
1999-00 5,744 46.3 99.2
2000-01 5,573 47.4 99.7
2001-02 5,950 47.9 105.7
2002-03 6,011 49.9 112.5
2003-04 5,885 50.1 110.8
2004-05 6,127 47.9 105.6
2005-06 6,240 47.4 103.2
2006-07 6,909 48.5 105.7
2007-08 7,060 46.8 100.4
2008-09 7,403 47.0 98.3
2009-10 7,433 45.8 93.3
2010-11 7,273 43.5 84.0
Community Sentence (CPO, CSO, PO)3
1997-98 6,084 39.6 85.4
1998-99 5,950 40.3 88.0
1999-00 5,597 38.5 78.1
2000-01 5,651 39.0 82.0
2001-02 6,093 40.5 86.4
2002-03 6,570 40.7 84.6
2003-04 6,466 39.0 78.5
2004-05 7,119 39.8 79.6
2005-06 7,808 38.6 74.8
2006-07 7,643 38.2 72.8
2007-08 8,135 36.6 67.8
2008-09 8,878 37.1 70.6
2009-10 8,680 33.6 61.6
2010-11 8,340 31.6 54.9
Restriction of Liberty Order4
1997-98 0 - -
1998-99 24 58.3 154.2
1999-00 50 66.0 176.0
2000-01 55 60.0 161.8
2001-02 54 70.4 155.6
2002-03 212 53.3 117.5
2003-04 353 57.8 125.5
2004-05 414 57.2 119.6
2005-06 486 52.1 115.8
2006-07 510 51.2 105.1
2007-08 533 50.7 103.0
2008-09 567 46.9 94.4
2009-10 489 49.3 95.9
2010-11 441 42.2 76.4
Drug Treatment and testing Order5
1997-98 0 - -
1998-99 0 - -
1999-00 1 - -
2000-01 36 58.3 130.6
2001-02 95 74.7 211.6
2002-03 143 75.5 240.6
2003-04 202 78.7 220.3
2004-05 231 78.4 219.9
2005-06 268 70.1 188.1
2006-07 303 75.2 202.6
2007-08 326 70.9 194.5
2008-09 361 67.6 176.7
2009-10 362 65.5 166.3
2010-11 375 64.8 146.9
Monetary disposal
1997-98 32,895 29.5 54.2
1998-99 29,559 29.4 53.3
1999-00 25,603 28.9 51.7
2000-01 23,817 28.9 50.9
2001-02 24,863 29.0 52.1
2002-03 24,850 29.1 51.7
2003-04 26,688 29.5 51.4
2004-05 27,460 29.2 50.3
2005-06 27,034 29.3 49.5
2006-07 28,497 29.0 48.6
2007-08 27,492 27.6 46.3
2008-09 22,840 26.7 47.1
2009-10 20,961 26.5 44.9
2010-11 18,328 24.0 39.8
Other disposal6
1997-98 8,348 23.0 42.3
1998-99 7,790 21.5 38.5
1999-00 7,234 21.7 36.6
2000-01 6,436 22.2 37.0
2001-02 6,596 22.5 39.6
2002-03 7,077 23.0 40.7
2003-04 7,392 22.1 38.9
2004-05 8,017 22.3 39.2
2005-06 8,486 23.8 40.7
2006-07 9,438 23.6 41.7
2007-08 9,497 23.2 40.7
2008-09 9,603 23.5 43.8
2009-10 9,489 21.9 38.2
2010-11 9,369 20.4 35.2

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

3. Community Sentence refers to Community Service Orders, Probation Orders and Community Payback Orders (CPOs). CPOs were introduced by the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 and came into effect from 1 February 2011. The CPO replaces provisions for Community Service Orders, Probation Orders and Supervised Attendance Orders.

4. Restriction of Liberty Orders were not available nationally until 2002.

5. DTTOs were rolled out to Glasgow, Fife and Aberdeen between 1999 and 2002, Edinburgh, Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and Tayside in 2002-03 and has been available to almost every court in Scotland since 2005-06.

6. In 2010-11 this includes 127 Supervised Attendance Orders

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