Criminal law; key figures 1994-2016

This table provides data on criminal cases brought before subdistrict and district courts and settlements under the Act Mulder (enforcement of traffic regulations). Data about convictions and aquittals in criminal cases brought before the subdistrict courts in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 are temporarily not available, due to changes in the reports by the subdistrict courts. Data about subdistrict court criminal cases in 2014 and 2015 are not available.

Data available from: 1994

Status of the figures: the figures of the most recent year are provisional, previous years are final data.
The figures of the most recent year are provisional, previous years are final data.
The data on penal orders of the GPS-system proved to be incomplete, which causes an underestimation of the number of penal orders.
Also the data on settlements by judge of the COMPAS-system proved to be incomplete due to an error in the selection to CBS. This causes an underestimation of the number of settlements by judge.

Changes as of January 8, 2020:
None, this table has been stopped.

Changes as of 11 September, 2017:
The figures on decisions of the Public Prosecution Service proved to be incomplete. In consultation with the correspondent the figures on 2008-2016 are improved.
The figures on settlements by judge proved to be incomplete. In consultation with the correspondent the figures on 2001-2016 are improved.
The provisional data on 2016 are added to the table.
Due to funding cuts there will be no new data for this statistic as from 1 January 2018. For more information see the link in paragraph 3.

When will new figures be published?
Due to funding cuts there will be no new data for this statistic as from 1 January 2018. For more information see the link in paragraph 3.

Criminal law; key figures 1994-2016

Periods Subdistrict court criminal casesRegistered criminal cases (x 1 000) Subdistrict court criminal casesSettlement Public Prosecution ServiceDecisions Public Prosecution Service (x 1 000) Subdistrict court criminal casesSettlement by judgeTotal settlement by a judge (x 1 000) District court criminal casesRegistered criminal cases (x 1 000) District court criminal casesDecisions Public Prosecution ServiceDecisions Public Prosecution Service (x 1 000) District court criminal casesDecisions Public Prosecution ServiceSummons (x 1 000) District court criminal casesDecisions Public Prosecution ServiceUnconditional dismissal (x 1 000) District court criminal casesDecisions Public Prosecution ServiceConditional dismissal (x 1 000) District court criminal casesDecisions Public Prosecution ServiceTransaction (x 1 000) District court criminal casesDecisions Public Prosecution ServicePenal order (x 1 000) District court criminal casesSettlement by judgeTotal settlement by a judge (x 1 000) District court criminal casesSettlement by judgeConvictions (x 1 000) District court criminal casesSettlement by judgeAcquittals and discharges (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersDispositions Road traffic act Total Road traffic act orders (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersDispositions Road traffic act Speeding (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersDispositions Road traffic act Traffic lights (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersDispositions Road traffic act Parking/standing still (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersDispositions Road traffic act Other fines under Road traffic act (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersOrders based on vehicle registrationTotal (camera) verhicle registration (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersOrders based on vehicle registrationSpeeding (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersOrders based on vehicle registrationTraffic lights (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersOrders based on vehicle registrationParking/standing still (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersOrders based on vehicle registrationOther fines under Road traffic act (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersStopped by policeTotal stopped by police (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersStopped by policeSpeeding (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersStopped by policeTraffic lights (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersStopped by policeParking/standing still (x 1 000) Road traffic act ordersStopped by policeOther fines under Road traffic act (x 1 000)
2007 252.2 101.1 155.7 272.7 281.6 159.3 27.3 5.6 74.2 131.1 121.0 9.3 12,640.9 9,740.9 326.2 949.9 1,624.0 11,180.1 9,557.1 208.4 898.0 516.5 1,460.8 183.7 117.8 51.8 1,107.5
2008 233.6 93.4 169.7 263.0 275.9 152.2 31.4 7.2 69.6 131.5 120.0 10.6 11,663.0 9,159.3 277.4 880.5 1,345.8 10,569.9 9,029.9 187.1 841.2 511.8 1,093.1 129.4 90.4 39.3 834.0
2009 211.0 86.4 147.0 232.7 268.2 145.9 31.2 7.2 66.6 5.7 131.0 119.6 10.5 11,823.2 9,102.9 297.9 921.6 1,500.9 10,503.6 8,945.8 189.7 874.2 493.9 1,319.6 157.0 108.2 47.4 1,007.0
2010 193.6 42.2 144.2 212.9 222.2 129.1 23.8 6.3 43.0 12.7 113.5 102.4 10.4 10,973.5 8,303.6 321.1 911.7 1,437.1 9,843.2 8,175.4 227.6 867.3 573.0 1,130.3 128.2 93.6 44.4 864.1
2011 167.1 33.0 139.5 232.5 239.4 128.7 30.1 7.0 36.5 30.3 109.4 97.9 10.6 9,728.8 7,403.5 243.0 852.7 1,229.6 8,981.1 7,315.6 181.2 820.4 664.0 747.7 88.0 61.8 32.3 565.6
2012 119.9 18.7 84.4 226.9 240.4 117.9 35.9 9.1 25.8 44.3 104.2 92.8 10.4 9,661.1 7,600.2 228.6 715.9 1,116.5 9,160.0 7,539.2 188.2 691.5 741.2 501.1 61.0 40.4 24.4 375.3
2013 87.7 16.3 65.0 210.6 224.3 109.0 39.7 9.8 18.2 41.3 104.6 92.8 10.7 10,334.6 8,442.4 223.9 668.4 1,000.0 9,780.1 8,378.5 179.1 642.0 580.5 554.5 63.8 44.8 26.4 419.5
2014 . . . 212.3 221.8 111.7 40.6 11.1 14.5 38.3 102.1 89.7 11.1 8,306.1 6,730.4 185.0 577.6 813.1 7,818.3 6,670.6 144.0 556.1 447.6 487.8 59.9 40.9 21.5 365.5
2015 . . . 191.5 203.9 107.3 39.3 9.3 11.9 30.9 106.4 92.2 12.5 7,968.9 6,636.1 215.6 472.0 645.2 7,727.2 6,609.4 194.5 457.5 465.8 241.7 26.7 21.1 14.6 179.5
2016* . . . 190.9 202.5 107.5 40.7 8.7 7.4 33.4 94.4 82.5 10.6 9,437.7 7,972.2 297.3 456.1 712.1 9,080.2 7,927.3 270.7 438.4 443.7 357.5 44.9 26.6 17.6 268.3
Source: CBS.
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