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Publication - Statistics Publication

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics

Published: 27 Feb 2018
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788516099

Statistics on criminal proceedings concluded in Scottish courts and alternatives to prosecution, issued by the police and by the Crown Office.

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Contents
Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics
Table 10(d) People receiving a custodial sentence by length of sentence, 2007-08 to 2016-17

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Table 10(d) People receiving a custodial sentence by length of sentence, 2007-08 to 2016-17

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
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 14,769 4,339 5,471 2,418 1,390 666 436 49
2013-14 14,139 4,140 5,223 2,247 1,301 707 475 46
2014-15 14,008 4,103 5,229 2,172 1,433 620 418 32
2015-16 13,736 4,067 4,852 2,252 1,482 646 410 27
2016-17 12,649 3,495 4,459 2,150 1,427 644 444 30

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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