Reconviction Rates in Scotland: 2020-21 Offender Cohort

Statistics on reconvictions are presented up to the latest cohort of 2020-21. The latest year’s data is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and should not be interpreted to be indicative of longer term trends.

8. Tables

The tables accompanying this publication, along with additional datasets that contain supplementary information, can be found on the webpage of this publication under the supporting files menu.

The following symbols are used throughout these tables:

- Nil

* Less than 0.5

n/a Not available

** Rates based on fewer than 10 people and not suitable for publication

All reconviction rates and percentages are shown in italics.

In Tables 1 to 6, 9-10, 12, and 14, the number of offenders that are reconvicted, and the number of reconvictions, are omitted from the bulletin for clarity. These values are included in the additional datasets which accompany this bulletin.

The definitions of reconviction rate and the average number of reconvictions per offender are described in Annex Table A1.



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