FOI reference: FOI/17/02317
Date received: 11 October 2017
Date responded: 26 October 2017
Statistics on the total number of children under the age of 17 convicted of rape in Scotland each year in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, broken down by age and disposal.
The latest available information is provided by financial year in the following table.
Number of people under the age of 17 years old convicted of rape (1 -where main charge), by age (2 - age at time of sentencing) and disposal, 2012-13 to 2015-16.
|Age||Main Result of Proceedings||2012-13||2013-14||2014-15||2015-16|
|15||Community Payback Order||-||-||1||1|
|16||Community Payback Order||-||1||-||2|
|16||Remit children hearing||-||1||-||-|
|16||Young Offender Institution||-||2||1||-|
Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings database
Information for 2016-17 will not be available until publication of the Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2016-17 statistical bulletin. This is due to be published in early 2018. The dates of all Scottish Government official and national statistics publications are pre-announced, and the up to date list of future publications can be found on gov.scot.
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