6. Annex: Further information on data sources
As noted in the introduction, this paper presents a review of quantitative evidence, drawn from a range of statistical data sources across the justice system in Scotland. These sources include a mix of Official Statistics, social research studies and management information. Links to each of the sources used, including further information on their background, are provided below.
The references throughout this document to women and men and females and males reflect the narrative used within these data sources. When considering the messages conveyed by this information, there is unlikely to be any differences to the findings – whether they are shown for women/men or females/males. Information about the different concepts that underpin the use of these terms in the source data is also accessible through the links below, where available.
How to access background or source data
The data collected for this social research publication:
☐ are available in more detail through Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics
☐ are available via an alternative route
☒ may be made available on request, subject to consideration of legal and ethical factors. Please contact JusticeAnalysts@gov.scot for further information.
☐ cannot be made available by Scottish Government for further analysis as Scottish Government is not the data controller.
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