Publication - Statistics

Reconviction Rates in Scotland: 2011-12 Offender Cohort

Published: 10 Jun 2014
ISBN:
9781784125516

This publication provides analyses of trends in reconviction figures up to the latest cohort of 2011-12.

Reconviction Rates in Scotland: 2011-12 Offender Cohort
Table 10 Reconviction rates and average number of reconvictions per offender, by CJA and Local Authority group: 2011-12 cohort

Table 10 Reconviction rates and average number of reconvictions per offender, by CJA and Local Authority group: 2011-12 cohort

Community Justice Authority (CJA)1 Local Authority group2 Number of offenders Reconviction rate Average number of
reconvictions per offender
Scotland3 43,826 29.2 0.53
Fife & Forth Valley All 5,084 31.5 0.57
Clackmannanshire 488 35.5 0.70
Falkirk 1,214 32.2 0.58
Fife 2,584 29.7 0.51
Stirling 798 34.1 0.66
Glasgow All 9,184 31.2 0.62
Glasgow City4 9,184 31.2 0.62
Lanarkshire All 4,818 28.6 0.50
North and South Lanarkshire5 4,818 28.6 0.50
Lothian & Borders All 6,095 24.3 0.41
East Lothian 465 21.3 0.32
Edinburgh and Midlothian6 4,172 24.5 0.43
Scottish Borders 587 25.2 0.43
West Lothian 871 24.5 0.39
Northern All 6,038 28.9 0.50
Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire7 3,564 30.0 0.53
Eilean Siar 141 29.8 0.40
Highland 1,566 26.7 0.45
Moray 509 29.7 0.52
Orkney Islands 116 25.9 0.39
Shetland Islands 142 26.8 0.33
North Strathclyde8 All 3,805 28.3 0.52
Argyll & Bute 554 24.5 0.38
East and West Dunbartonshire9 1,074 31.2 0.59
East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire10 1,425 27.1 0.49
Inverclyde 752 29.1 0.55
South West Scotland All 5,168 28.3 0.49
Dumfries & Galloway 1,252 27.2 0.48
East, North and South Ayrshire11 3,916 28.7 0.49
Tayside All 3,630 32.6 0.61
Angus 819 31.3 0.67
Dundee City 1,873 35.8 0.67
Perth & Kinross 938 27.5 0.46
Unknown All 4 ** **
Unknown12 4 ** **

1. Approximate areas are based on the court of the offenders index conviction. Some Sheriff Court boundaries cover more than one CJA, see relevant footnotes below.br /> 2. Approximate areas are based on the court of the offenders index conviction. Some Sheriff Court boundaries include more than one Local Authority area and so some Local Authorities are grouped together so that there are 25 groups of Local Authorities rather than all 32 being displayed separately. See relevant footnotes below.
3. Includes High Court and Remit to High Court.
4. Includes the Stipendiary Magistrates court.
5. North and South Lanarkshire (Airdrie, Hamilton and Lanark Sheriff Courts).
6. City of Edinburgh and Midlothian (Edinburgh Sheriff Court).
7. Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire (Aberdeen, Banff, Stonehaven and Peterhead Sheriff Courts).
8. Parts of East Dunbartonshire are also served by Glasgow Sheriff Court as well as the Sheriff Courts in North Strathclyde. However, since this analysis is based on an approximation of court areas, East Dunbartonshire has been included with North Strathclyde whilst Glasgow Sheriff Court is included with Glasgow CJA area.
9. East and West Dunbartonshire (Dumbarton Sheriff Court).
10. Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire (Paisley Sheriff Court).
11. East, North and South Ayrshire (Kilmarnock and Ayr Sheriff Courts).
12. In 2011-12, there were 4 offenders who were seen in the domestic abuse court. These offenders have not been assigned to an approximate area.


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