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Publication - Statistics Publication

Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016

Published: 28 Mar 2017
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786528667

Statistics on civil justice, which aims to resolve a range of disputes from debt and eviction to divorce.

87 page PDF

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87 page PDF

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Contents
Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016
Table 1: Civil law cases initiated and disposed of 1 in the Court of Session 2, sheriff courts 3 and Sheriff Personal Injury Court 4, 2008-09 to 2015-16

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Table 1: Civil law cases initiated and disposed of 1 in the Court of Session 2, sheriff courts 3 and Sheriff Personal Injury Court 4, 2008-09 to 2015-16

Cases 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 % change
since 2014-15
% change
since 2008-09
Initiated Court of Session 5,329 6,102 5,141 4,718 4,911 4,561 5,164 4,358 -16 -18
Sheriff courts 126,304 111,737 92,308 80,502 72,510 72,511 71,605 72,220 1 -43
Sheriff Personal Injury Court z z z z z z z 1,143 z z
All courts 131,633 117,839 97,449 85,220 77,421 77,072 76,769 77,721 1 -41
Disposed Court of Session 4,022 4,356 4,295 4,856 4,712 4,911 4,782 4,405 -8 10
Sheriff courts 111,541 104,831 87,504 77,147 68,781 65,356 65,805 66,232 1 -41
Sheriff Personal Injury Court z z z z z z z 172 z z
All courts 115,563 109,187 91,799 82,003 73,493 70,267 70,587 70,809 0 -39

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. Excludes appeals and reclaiming motions in the Inner House.
3. Excludes summary applications.
4. Sheriff Personal Injury Court was established on 22 September 2015.
5. z refers to data not being applicable.


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