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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.

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87 page PDF

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Contents
Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016
Table 4: Cases 1 initiated and disposed of 2 in the sheriff courts 3, by sheriffdom, 2008-09 to 2015-16

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Table 4: Cases 1 initiated and disposed of 2 in the sheriff courts 3, by sheriffdom, 2008-09 to 2015-16

Cases Sheriffdom 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 % change
since 2014-15
% change
since 2008-09
2015-16 cases
per 1,000
population 4
Initiated Tayside, Central and Fife 22,456 20,204 16,816 14,759 14,006 13,590 13,806 13,478 -2 -40 12
Glasgow and Strathkelvin 24,919 22,389 17,784 16,305 14,313 13,433 11,517 11,853 3 -52 16
South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway 22,949 19,457 16,869 14,171 12,968 12,870 12,929 14,028 9 -39 16
Lothian and Borders 24,469 21,439 16,211 14,148 11,554 11,755 13,022 12,552 -4 -49 13
North Strathclyde 17,177 14,907 12,954 10,577 9,932 10,447 10,096 10,286 2 -40 13
Grampian, Highlands and Islands 14,334 13,341 11,674 10,542 9,737 10,416 10,235 10,023 -2 -30 11
Scotland total initiated 126,304 111,737 92,308 80,502 72,510 72,511 71,605 72,220 1 -43 13
Disposed Tayside, Central and Fife 20,160 18,730 16,081 14,343 13,268 12,476 12,782 13,079 2 -35 12
Glasgow and Strathkelvin 21,315 20,059 16,134 15,630 13,544 11,828 10,303 10,139 -2 -52 14
South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway 20,829 18,759 15,979 13,749 12,466 11,801 11,655 12,524 7 -40 14
Lothian and Borders 20,384 20,948 15,957 13,494 11,595 11,029 11,700 11,538 -1 -43 12
North Strathclyde 15,687 13,455 12,218 9,921 8,803 8,949 9,590 9,358 -2 -40 12
Grampian, Highlands and Islands 13,166 12,880 11,135 10,010 9,105 9,273 9,775 9,594 -2 -27 11
Scotland total disposed 111,541 104,831 87,504 77,147 68,781 65,356 65,805 66,232 1 -41 12

1. Excludes summary applications.
2. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
3. Excludes Sheriff Personal Injury Court.
4. Based on mid-2015 small area population estimates provided by National Records of Scotland.


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