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Reconviction rates in Scotland: 2015-2016 offender cohort

Published: 4 Sep 2018

Trends in reconviction statistics up to the latest cohort of 2015-2016.

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Reconviction rates in Scotland: 2015-2016 offender cohort
Table 3: Reconviction rate and average number of reconvictions per offender, by age: 1997-98 to 2015-16 cohorts1

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Table 3: Reconviction rate and average number of reconvictions per offender, by age: 1997-98 to 2015-16 cohorts1

Age2 Number of offenders Reconviction rate Average number of reconvictions per offender
Under 21
1997-98 13,791 42.4 0.93
1998-99 12,984 42.1 0.92
1999-00 11,784 41.0 0.87
2000-01 11,005 41.5 0.87
2001-02 11,232 41.2 0.89
2002-03 11,051 41.3 0.88
2003-04 11,323 40.6 0.82
2004-05 11,643 39.4 0.79
2005-06 12,117 41.4 0.80
2006-07 12,687 40.6 0.78
2007-08 12,404 38.2 0.72
2008-09 10,754 37.9 0.72
2009-10 9,324 36.8 0.68
2010-11 8,239 36.1 0.66
2011-12 7,431 34.9 0.63
2012-13 6,090 33.4 0.59
2013-14 5,388 34.3 0.62
2014-15 5,151 35.4 0.65
2015-16 4,924 33.2 0.59
21 to 25
1997-98 12,183 34.1 0.63
1998-99 10,763 34.4 0.66
1999-00 9,455 34.5 0.64
2000-01 8,993 35.5 0.66
2001-02 9,477 36.5 0.71
2002-03 9,923 37.1 0.74
2003-04 10,339 36.4 0.72
2004-05 10,591 36.5 0.71
2005-06 10,588 35.2 0.68
2006-07 11,239 35.3 0.66
2007-08 11,138 34.3 0.63
2008-09 10,105 34.2 0.65
2009-10 9,808 33.6 0.61
2010-11 9,000 32.9 0.59
2011-12 8,887 31.1 0.55
2012-13 8,401 31.0 0.53
2013-14 8,289 29.5 0.50
2014-15 8,121 29.7 0.51
2015-16 7,871 28.3 0.47
26 to 30
1997-98 9,594 30.3 0.54
1998-99 8,676 30.4 0.54
1999-00 7,454 31.5 0.55
2000-01 6,942 31.2 0.56
2001-02 7,167 33.3 0.62
2002-03 7,128 34.5 0.64
2003-04 7,264 35.6 0.66
2004-05 7,523 34.5 0.66
2005-06 7,591 34.8 0.64
2006-07 8,010 34.7 0.65
2007-08 8,254 33.6 0.63
2008-09 7,988 34.9 0.68
2009-10 7,893 32.9 0.62
2010-11 7,482 33.5 0.65
2011-12 7,429 32.8 0.64
2012-13 7,410 31.5 0.59
2013-14 7,215 31.2 0.57
2014-15 7,454 30.1 0.53
2015-16 7,566 28.8 0.50
31 to 40
1997-98 11,463 25.2 0.43
1998-99 10,816 25.4 0.44
1999-00 10,063 24.6 0.40
2000-01 9,437 24.9 0.41
2001-02 10,137 26.3 0.44
2002-03 10,571 27.4 0.48
2003-04 11,296 28.5 0.50
2004-05 12,071 28.9 0.50
2005-06 11,960 28.5 0.49
2006-07 12,642 29.0 0.50
2007-08 12,198 28.6 0.51
2008-09 11,636 30.2 0.57
2009-10 11,219 30.3 0.55
2010-11 10,841 29.8 0.55
2011-12 10,801 30.7 0.59
2012-13 10,573 30.2 0.58
2013-14 11,037 30.5 0.58
2014-15 11,534 30.4 0.57
2015-16 11,859 29.3 0.53
Over 40
1997-98 6,408 18.7 0.34
1998-99 5,901 18.3 0.31
1999-00 5,464 16.8 0.29
2000-01 5,181 17.8 0.29
2001-02 5,633 17.5 0.30
2002-03 6,170 18.4 0.31
2003-04 6,781 17.4 0.30
2004-05 7,528 19.2 0.32
2005-06 8,084 19.1 0.31
2006-07 8,728 19.5 0.33
2007-08 9,059 19.5 0.33
2008-09 9,174 19.8 0.35
2009-10 9,172 19.2 0.35
2010-11 9,142 19.7 0.34
2011-12 9,272 20.2 0.36
2012-13 9,223 20.7 0.37
2013-14 10,253 20.7 0.38
2014-15 11,354 20.9 0.36
2015-16 11,816 20.1 0.34

1. Figures for previous cohorts may differ from previously published figures as updated information is fed into the Scottish Offenders Index.

2. There were a small number of offenders (no more than 10 per cohort) prior to 2006-07 where age could not be determined. These offenders are not included here.


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