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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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Contents
Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016
Table 11: Debt cases initiated and disposed of 1 in the civil courts, by case type, 2008-09 to 2015-16

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Table 11: Debt cases initiated and disposed of 1 in the civil courts, by case type, 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 Court of Session 23 1 4 8 6 5 70 8 -89 -65
Sheriff: ordinary cause 14,669 12,054 9,200 6,944 5,487 4,586 4,407 5,342 21 -64
Sheriff: commercial 400 318 223 266 222 241 378 335 -11 -16
Sheriff: summary cause 7,157 5,307 4,415 3,922 3,381 3,114 3,258 3,896 20 -46
Sheriff: small claim 43,549 38,251 31,533 29,110 26,803 27,444 25,642 25,338 -1 -42
Total initiated 65,798 55,931 45,375 40,250 35,899 35,390 33,755 34,919 3 -47
Disposed Court of Session 28 16 2 2 2 6 4 8 100 -71
Sheriff: ordinary cause 12,553 10,150 7,729 5,885 4,534 3,566 3,520 3,902 11 -69
Sheriff: commercial 252 231 166 175 117 143 303 222 -27 -12
Sheriff: summary cause 7,097 5,772 4,337 3,884 3,324 2,906 3,199 3,490 9 -51
Sheriff: small claim 38,594 40,347 31,026 28,934 26,023 25,876 26,319 24,953 -5 -35
Total disposed 58,524 56,516 43,260 38,880 34,000 32,497 33,345 32,575 -2 -44

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.


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