A National Statistics publication for Scotland
The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
Designation can be interpreted to mean that the statistics: meet identified user needs; are produced, managed and disseminated to high standards; and are explained well.
Correspondence and enquiries
For enquiries about this publication please contact:
Justice Analytical Services, Scottish Government,
Telephone: 0131 244 2595
For general enquiries about Scottish Government statistics
Office of the Chief Statistician, Telephone: 0131 244 0442,
How to access background or source data
The data collected for this statistical bulletin:
☐ are available in more detail through www.statistics.gov.scot.
☐ are available via an alternative route.
☒ may be made available on request, subject to consideration of legal and ethical factors. Please contact Justice_Analysts@gov.scot for further information.
☐ cannot be made available by Scottish Government for further analysis as Scottish Government is not the data controller.
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Email: Mariken Schipper
Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House