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Publication - Statistics publication

Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2015-16

Published: 17 Jan 2017
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786527400

Summary of proceedings dealt with by courts, sentencing outcomes and characteristics of convicted offenders.

106 page PDF

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106 page PDF

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Contents
Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2015-16
Table 10(d): People receiving a custodial sentence by length of sentence, 2006-07 to 2015-16

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Table 10(d): People receiving a custodial sentence by length of sentence, 2006-07 to 2015-16

Year Total 1 Up to 3 months Over 3 months to 6 months Over 6 months to 1 year Over 1 year to 2 years Over 2 years to less than 4 years 4 years and over Life
2006-07 16,741 8,825 4,334 1,407 992 636 489 58
2007-08 16,737 8,414 4,250 1,662 1,188 640 529 54
2008-09 16,924 6,914 5,230 2,158 1,318 721 524 59
2009-10 15,781 5,919 4,957 2,250 1,269 834 504 48
2010-11 15,296 5,332 5,229 2,192 1,264 776 455 48
2011-12 15,926 4,529 6,153 2,437 1,478 755 523 51
2012-13 14,768 4,339 5,471 2,418 1,390 665 436 49
2013-14 14,139 4,140 5,223 2,247 1,301 707 475 46
2014-15 14,012 4,107 5,231 2,170 1,436 621 415 32
2015-16 13,724 4,066 4,850 2,249 1,481 645 406 27

1. Excludes a small number of cases which resulted in detention of a child aged under 16, recall sentences and a small number of records we do not have sentence information for.


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