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

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Table 4: Reconviction rate and average number of reconvictions per offender, males by age: 1997-98 to 2015-16 cohorts1

Age2 Number of offenders Reconviction rate Average number of reconvictions per offender
Under 21
1997-98 12,077 44.2 0.98
1998-99 11,284 43.9 0.96
1999-00 10,196 42.6 0.90
2000-01 9,600 42.6 0.89
2001-02 9,781 42.7 0.92
2002-03 9,613 42.9 0.91
2003-04 9,817 42.2 0.84
2004-05 10,155 41.0 0.83
2005-06 10,492 43.3 0.84
2006-07 10,991 42.3 0.82
2007-08 10,677 39.7 0.75
2008-09 9,230 39.6 0.76
2009-10 7,982 38.6 0.71
2010-11 7,049 38.0 0.69
2011-12 6,345 36.8 0.66
2012-13 5,195 34.9 0.61
2013-14 4,619 35.9 0.65
2014-15 4,381 37.4 0.67
2015-16 4,181 34.6 0.62
21 to 25
1997-98 10,557 34.8 0.62
1998-99 9,215 35.0 0.66
1999-00 8,038 35.2 0.65
2000-01 7,695 36.0 0.67
2001-02 8,091 37.2 0.72
2002-03 8,439 37.8 0.75
2003-04 8,785 37.0 0.72
2004-05 8,941 36.7 0.71
2005-06 9,005 35.9 0.68
2006-07 9,581 35.9 0.66
2007-08 9,426 34.9 0.63
2008-09 8,550 35.2 0.65
2009-10 8,319 34.7 0.62
2010-11 7,601 33.8 0.60
2011-12 7,619 32.0 0.56
2012-13 7,147 31.9 0.54
2013-14 7,068 30.6 0.51
2014-15 6,944 30.6 0.52
2015-16 6,684 29.6 0.49
26 to 30
1997-98 8,145 30.7 0.54
1998-99 7,350 30.8 0.55
1999-00 6,309 31.8 0.55
2000-01 5,818 31.8 0.57
2001-02 6,008 34.2 0.64
2002-03 5,970 35.4 0.66
2003-04 6,000 36.6 0.68
2004-05 6,255 34.8 0.67
2005-06 6,232 35.5 0.65
2006-07 6,641 35.2 0.66
2007-08 6,839 34.2 0.64
2008-09 6,569 35.5 0.69
2009-10 6,498 33.2 0.62
2010-11 6,172 34.3 0.66
2011-12 6,122 33.5 0.64
2012-13 6,174 32.1 0.59
2013-14 6,012 31.8 0.58
2014-15 6,188 30.8 0.54
2015-16 6,249 30.0 0.51
31 to 40
1997-98 9,500 26.0 0.45
1998-99 8,990 26.2 0.46
1999-00 8,349 25.5 0.42
2000-01 7,783 25.7 0.43
2001-02 8,364 26.9 0.46
2002-03 8,618 28.1 0.49
2003-04 9,271 29.4 0.51
2004-05 9,833 29.8 0.51
2005-06 9,780 29.6 0.52
2006-07 10,323 29.8 0.52
2007-08 9,962 29.3 0.53
2008-09 9,530 31.0 0.58
2009-10 9,121 31.5 0.57
2010-11 8,721 31.5 0.58
2011-12 8,750 31.7 0.61
2012-13 8,629 31.2 0.60
2013-14 8,961 31.7 0.60
2014-15 9,373 31.2 0.57
2015-16 9,597 30.1 0.54
Over 40
1997-98 5,425 19.2 0.35
1998-99 4,999 18.8 0.32
1999-00 4,668 17.2 0.29
2000-01 4,370 18.6 0.31
2001-02 4,717 17.9 0.31
2002-03 5,128 18.6 0.31
2003-04 5,653 17.8 0.31
2004-05 6,330 19.5 0.33
2005-06 6,705 19.8 0.32
2006-07 7,223 20.0 0.34
2007-08 7,479 19.9 0.34
2008-09 7,545 20.3 0.36
2009-10 7,482 19.9 0.35
2010-11 7,443 20.4 0.36
2011-12 7,594 21.1 0.37
2012-13 7,511 21.5 0.38
2013-14 8,336 21.4 0.39
2014-15 9,252 21.6 0.37
2015-16 9,592 20.5 0.35

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 6 per cohort) prior to 2006-07 where their age could not be determined. These offenders are not included here.


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