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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 3: Cases 1 initiated and disposed of 2 in the sheriff courts 3, by procedure, 2008-09 to 2015-16

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Table 3: Cases 1 initiated and disposed of 2 in the sheriff courts 3, by procedure, 2008-09 to 2015-16

Cases Procedure 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 Ordinary cause 46,477 42,823 34,123 26,021 24,957 24,026 23,628 23,212 -2 -50
Summary cause 32,736 27,464 23,799 22,783 18,510 18,852 20,624 22,160 7 -32
Small claim 47,091 41,450 34,386 31,698 29,043 29,633 27,353 26,848 -2 -43
Total initiated 126,304 111,737 92,308 80,502 72,510 72,511 71,605 72,220 1 -43
Disposed Ordinary cause 38,902 33,911 29,768 23,410 20,733 19,575 18,768 19,102 2 -51
Summary cause 31,231 27,568 24,036 22,434 19,831 17,876 18,984 20,638 9 -34
Small claim 41,408 43,352 33,700 31,303 28,217 27,905 28,053 26,492 -6 -36
Total disposed 111,541 104,831 87,504 77,147 68,781 65,356 65,805 66,232 1 -41

1. Excludes summary applications.
2. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
3. Excludes Sheriff Personal Injury Court.


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