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 17: Individuals given non-court disposals and subsequent non-court disposals, by gender: 2008-09 to 2016-17 cohorts1,2

Table 17: Individuals given non-court disposals and subsequent non-court disposals, by gender: 2008-09 to 2016-17 cohorts1,2

Gender Number of Individuals Repeat non-court disposal rate3 Average number of repeat non-court disposals per individual
Males
2008-09 77,071 24.7 0.40
2009-10 82,412 23.9 0.39
2010-11 78,218 23.2 0.38
2011-12 81,823 23.8 0.40
2012-13 92,219 23.9 0.41
2013-14 90,986 22.0 0.37
2014-15 73,469 20.8 0.34
2015-16 66,880 18.3 0.28
2016-17 52,988 17.4 0.25
Females
2008-09 23,497 16.7 0.23
2009-10 24,929 15.3 0.21
2010-11 24,151 15.1 0.21
2011-12 26,446 18.3 0.26
2012-13 34,102 18.6 0.26
2013-14 31,361 14.2 0.21
2014-15 22,651 13.9 0.21
2015-16 23,907 13.8 0.19
2016-17 19,782 13.8 0.18

1. The non-court disposals dataset is independent of the dataset on court convictions.

2. Includes police and COPFS disposals.

3. The percentage of individuals receiving a non-court disposal within a year of receiving a non-court disposal.


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