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Publication - Statistics Publication

Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2015-16

Published: 17 Jan 2017
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

1.7MB

106 page PDF

1.7MB

Contents
Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2015-16
Table 3: People convicted by type of court, 2006-07 to 2015-16

106 page PDF

1.7MB

Table 3: People convicted by type of court, 2006-07 to 2015-16

Number
Type of court 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
All court types 134,416 133,608 125,893 121,041 115,581 108,424 101,018 105,656 106,622 99,950
High court 1,2 908 862 810 769 706 765 708 702 582 586
Sheriff solemn 4,685 5,195 4,533 4,223 4,022 4,141 4,292 4,180 4,757 4,988
Sheriff summary 3 87,087 85,703 78,329 69,773 65,360 64,264 60,055 59,200 59,950 59,197
Justice of the Peace court 4 41,736 41,848 42,221 46,276 45,493 39,254 35,963 41,574 41,333 35,179
Per cent
Type of court 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
All court types 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
High court 1,2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sheriff solemn 3 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 5
Sheriff summary 3 65 64 62 58 57 59 59 56 56 59
Justice of the Peace court 4 31 31 34 38 39 36 36 39 39 35
Index: 2006-07=100
Type of court 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
All court types 100 99 94 90 86 81 75 79 79 74
High court 1,2 100 95 89 85 78 84 78 77 64 65
Sheriff solemn 100 111 97 90 86 88 92 89 102 106
Sheriff summary 3 100 98 90 80 75 74 69 68 69 68
Justice of the Peace court 4 100 100 101 111 109 94 86 100 99 84

1. Includes cases remitted to the High court from the Sheriff court.
2. The figures for the most recent year, and to an extent earlier years, may be underestimated due to late recording of disposals. See annex notes B16 to B19.
3. Includes the stipendiary magistrates court in Glasgow.
4. Includes District courts up to 2009-10.


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