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

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Table 27: Civil law cases initiated in the Court of Session 1, sheriff courts 2 and Sheriff Personal Injury Court 3, 2008-09 to 2015-16

Initiated Cases 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Repossession 10,141 8,266 5,224 6,752 5,385 4,770 3,268 1,874
Damages 4,627 4,851 4,131 3,684 3,278 3,195 2,351 2,296
Personal Injury 6,988 9,766 9,099 7,810 8,693 8,287 9,210 8,766
Family 14,836 14,733 14,496 13,679 13,862 13,853 13,605 12,892
Eviction 19,944 16,528 14,160 13,979 10,532 11,778 13,750 14,690
Debt 65,798 55,931 45,375 40,250 35,899 35,390 33,755 34,919
Other 9,305 7,768 5,939 5,739 5,093 4,514 4,031 4,100
All cases 131,639 117,843 98,424 91,893 82,742 81,787 79,970 79,537

1. Excludes appeals and reclaiming motions in the Inner House.
2. Includes summary applications for repossession cases only.
3. Sheriff Personal Injury Court was established on 22 September 2015.


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