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Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2012-13

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ISBN9781784120887
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateNovember 26, 2013

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A National Statistics Publication for ScotlandNational Statistics logo

ISBN 978 1 78412 088 7 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 19997

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Contents

1. Introduction

2. Key Points for 2012-13

3. Commentary

3.1. Criminal Proceedings in Context

3.2. People Proceeded Against in Court

3.3. People Convicted (by court)

3.4. People Convicted (by crime/offence)

3.5. People Convicted (by age and gender)

3.6. Sentencing

3.7. Sentencing by age and gender of offender

3.8. Bail and Undertakings

3.9. Police Disposals

3.10. Crown Office Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) disposals

4. Bulletin Tables (see note B11).

Annex A - Data Sources

Annex B - Data Quality, Revisions and Data Processing

Annex C - Understanding the statistics in this bulletin

Annex D - Definitions, Classifications and Notation

Annex E - Legislative and policy changes

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

List of tables

Table 1 Summary of known action, 2003-04 to 2012-131 30

Table 2a People proceeded against in court by main crime/offence and outcome of court proceedings, 2012-13 31

Table 2b People proceeded against in court by main crime/offence and percentage outcome of court proceedings, 2012-13 32

Table 3 People with a charge proved by type of court, 2003-04 to 2012-13 33

Table 4(a) People with a charge proved by main crime/offence, 2003-04 to 2012-13 34

Table 4(b) People with a charge proved by main crime/offence, 2003-04 to 2012-13 35

Table 5 Numbers of people with a charge proved per 1,000 population by gender and age, 2003-04 to 2012-13 36

Table 6(a) Males with a charge proved by main crime/offence and age, 2012-13 37

Table 6(b) Females with a charge proved by main crime/offence and age, 2012-13 38

Table 7 People with a charge proved by main penalty, 2003-04 to 2012-13 39

Table 8(a) People with a charge proved by main crime/offence and main penalty, 2012-13 40

Table 8(b) People with a charge proved by main crime/offence and main penalty, 2012-13 41

Table 8(c) People with a charge proved by gender, main crime/offence and main penalty, 2012-13 42

Table 9 Percentage of people with a charge proved receiving custodial sentences by main crime/offence, 2003-04 to 2012-13 43

Table 10(a) People receiving a custodial sentence by main crime/offence and length of sentence, 2012-13 44

Table 10(b) People receiving a custodial sentence by gender, main crime/offence and length of sentence, 2012-13 45

Table 10(c) Average length of custodial sentence in days, by main crime/offence, 2003-04 to 2012-13 46

Table 11 People with a charge proved by main penalty, gender and age, 2012-13 47

Table 12 People with a charge proved by main penalty, gender and age, 2003-04 to 2012-13 48

Table 13 Bail orders made by type of court, 2003-04 to 2012-13 49

Table 14 Bail orders made by gender and age, 2009-10 to 2012-13 50

Table 15 Bail orders made by main charge, 2003-04 to 2012-13 51

Table 16 Number and percentage of bail orders issued to individuals accused of crimes or offences, by gender and age, 2012-13 52

Table 17 Undertakings to appear in court, by gender and age, 2008-09 and 2012-131 53

Table 18 Bail-related Offences with a Charge Proved, 2003-04 to 2012-13 54

Table 19 People given police disposals by disposal type, 2008-09 to 2012-13 55

Table 20 Males given ASBFPNs, by main crime/offence and age, 2012-13 56

Table 21 Females given ASBFPNs, by main crime/offence and age, 2012-13 57

Table 22 Males given Formal Adult Warnings by main crime/offence and age, 2012-13 58

Table 23 Females given Formal Adult Warnings by main crime/offence and age, 2012-13 59

Table 24 People given COPFS disposals by disposal type, 2008-09 to 2012-13 60

Table 25 Males given fiscal fines, by main crime/offence and age, 2012-13 61

Table 26 Females given fiscal fines, by main crime/offence and age, 2012-13 62

Table 27 Males given fiscal fixed penalties by main crime/offence and age, 2012-13 63

Table 28 Females given fiscal fixed penalties by main crime/offence and age, 2012-13 64

List of charts

Chart 1: Number of people with a charge proved in Scottish courts by main penalty, 2003-04 to 2012-13 1

Chart 2: Overview of action within the criminal justice system 2012-13 9

Chart 3: Average sentence length (excluding life sentences) and per cent receiving custody, by crime or offence group, 2012-13 18

Chart 4: Average fine and per cent fined by crime or offence group, 2012-13 21

Chart 5: Convictions per 10,0001 population in 2012-13 for all crimes and offences (excluding Motor Vehicle offences), by age and gender 23

Additional datasets for criminal proceedings