Publication - Statistics

Reconviction rates in Scotland: 2016-2017 offender cohort

Published: 24 Jun 2019
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787819252

This publication provides analyses of trends in reconviction statistics up to the latest cohort of 2016 to 2017.

Contents
Reconviction rates in Scotland: 2016-2017 offender cohort
Table 14: Two year reconviction rates and two year average number of reconvictions per offender: 1997-98 to 2015-16 cohorts1

Table 14: Two year reconviction rates and two year average number of reconvictions per offender: 1997-98 to 2015-16 cohorts1

Cohort Number of offenders Reconviction rate Average number of reconvictions per offender
1997-98 53,460 42.6 1.10
1998-99 49,145 42.5 1.08
1999-00 44,245 42.9 1.08
2000-01 41,561 43.8 1.13
2001-02 43,647 44.2 1.16
2002-03 44,848 45.2 1.18
2003-04 47,003 44.6 1.15
2004-05 49,353 44.5 1.13
2005-06 50,344 44.8 1.13
2006-07 53,305 44.1 1.09
2007-08 53,044 42.5 1.06
2008-09 49,665 42.4 1.08
2009-10 47,416 41.5 1.03
2010-11 44,707 41.1 1.02
2011-12 43,819 40.7 1.00
2012-13 41,695 40.6 0.99
2013-14 42,177 40.0 0.97
2014-15 43,614 39.0 0.92
2015-16 44,051 37.3 0.86

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


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