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Publication - Statistics Publication

Reconviction rates in Scotland: 2014-2015 offender cohort

Published: 2 May 2017
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781786529343

Analysis of trends in reconviction statistics up to the latest cohort of 2014 to 2015.

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Contents
Reconviction rates in Scotland: 2014-2015 offender cohort
Table 16: Individuals convicted by number of previous convictions in 10 years from 2006-07 to 2015-16 1

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Table 16: Individuals convicted by number of previous convictions in 10 years from 2006-07 to 2015-16 1

Number and
type of previous convictions 2
1997-98 to 2006-07 1998-99 to 2007-08 1999-00 to 2008-09 2000-01 to 2009-10 2001-02 to 2010-11 2002-03 to 2011-12 2003-04 to 2012-13 2004-05 to 2013-14 2005-06 to 2014-15 2006-07 to 2015-16
No. % No. % No. % No. % No. % No. % No. % No. % No. % No. %
Number of persons
with charge proved (=100%)
53,819   53,557   50,555   48,358   45,656   44,942   42,529   43,150   44,789   45,230
All previous convictions 3
None 18,992 35 18,717 35 17,346 34 16,467 34 15,349 34 14,833 33 13,873 33 14,734 34 16,073 36 16,459 36
1 or 2 13,665 25 13,654 25 12,313 24 11,899 25 10,937 24 10,707 24 10,104 24 10,344 24 10,598 24 10,838 24
3 to 10 14,824 28 14,908 28 14,341 28 13,593 28 13,024 29 13,082 29 12,403 29 12,005 28 12,221 27 12,238 27
Over 10 6,338 12 6,278 12 6,555 13 6,399 13 6,346 14 6,320 14 6,149 14 6,067 14 5,897 13 5,695 13

1. This table is compiled on a different basis to tables 1-12; using individuals convicted in 2015-16 and counting their previous convictions over 10 years.

2. The number and type of previous convictions in 10 year windows.

3. Convictions for crimes, and offences of common assault, breach of the peace, racially aggravated conduct or harassment, firearms offences or social security offences. Excludes convictions outside of Scotland.


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