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Official Statistics

The Management Information and Analysis Team of the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service is a small group of analysts with operational experience led by a statistician. The team produces official statistics and provides management information and analysis to local and national operational managers as well as a variety of justice organisations.

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service publishes two Official Statistics:


Quarterly Fines Report

The Quarterly Fines Report is a long-running series of bulletins and tables about fines and financial penalty collection rates in Scotland. It provides information on fines and other financial penalties for the three years up to the date of publication. This covers fines imposed in Sheriff and Justice of the Peace courts as well as fiscal direct penalties and police fixed penalties.

QFR 2018-19 chart for website

Quarterly Criminal Court Statistics

The Quarterly Criminal Court Statistics is a series of bulletins and interactive tables and charts about criminal courts activity in Scotland. The statistical bulletin provides quarterly figures on activity in all High, Sheriff and Justice of the Peace courts giving national trends as well as detailed figures for local courts in solemn and summary criminal business.

QCC 2018-19 chart for website

 Report   Date    Bulletin 
 42  21/11/2019  In progress
 41  22/08/2019  2018/19 Q4
 40  22/05/2019  2018/19 Q3
 39  28/02/2019  2018/19 Q2
 38  30/11/2018  2018/19 Q1
 37  30/08/2018  2017/18 Q4
 36  31/05/2018  2017/18 Q3
 35  22/02/2018  2017/18 Q2
 34  30/11/2017  2017/18 Q1
 33  31/08/2017  2016/17 Q4

 Report   Date    Bulletin 
06  05/12/2019  In progress
05  05/09/2019  2019/20 Q1
04  06/06/2019  2018/19 Q4
03  07/03/2019  2018/19 Q3
02  06/12/2018  2018/19 Q2
01  09/10/2018  2018/19 Q1

 

Contact us:

Press enquiries on the contents of these bulletins should be directed to the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service Communications Office.

Email: communications@scotcourts.gov.uk  

Other enquiries about these statistics should be directed to the Management Information Analysis Team of the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service:

Tel: 0131 444 3453    Email: mianalysis@scotcourts.gov.uk