Publication - Statistics

Reconviction Rates in Scotland: 2012-13 Offender Cohort

Published: 31 Mar 2015
ISBN:
9781785442506

This publication provides analyses of trends in reconviction figures up to the latest cohort of 2012-13.

Reconviction Rates in Scotland: 2012-13 Offender Cohort
1 Introduction

1 Introduction

1.1 This publication provides analyses of trends in reconviction figures up to the latest cohort of 2012-13.

1.2 The reconviction rate has fallen by 1 percentage point, from 29.6 for the 2011-12 cohort to 28.6 per cent for the 2012-13 cohort. (Chart 1 and Table 1).

1.3 The average number of reconvictions per offender has fallen by 0.03 reconvictions, or nearly 6 per cent, from 0.54 for the 2011-12 cohort to 0.51 for the 2012-13 cohort (Chart 1 and Table 1).

Chart 1: Reconviction rates and the average number of reconvictions per offender: 1997-98 to 2012-13 cohorts

Chart 1 Reconviction rates and the average number of reconvictions per offender: 1997-98 to 2012-13 cohorts


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