WORKLOAD STATISTICS | WAITING PERIODS | CASELOAD AND DISPOSAL RELATING TO DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS IN 2010
CASELOAD AND DISPOSAL IN 2010
In 2010, the Supreme Court received a total of 13,363 new civil and criminal matters. In the same period, a total of 13,137 matters were disposed of. The clearance rate* for all civil and criminal matters for 2010 was 98%.
The breakdown of the caseload and disposal of the civil and criminal proceedings for 2010 are shown in the following charts. The resultant clearance rates are reflected accordingly.
CASELOAD AND DISPOSAL TRENDS
The volume of cases in 2010 was about 10% lower than that for 2009. Though the civil caseload registered a decline, caseload for criminal matters, on the other hand, registered an increase. The number of Magistrate’s Appeals received in 2010 increased by 25% as compared to 2009. Specifically, the number of filings had increased by more than two times over the last five years.
The clearance rate for all civil and criminal matters in 2010 was 98%, a slight increase over 2009’s clearance rate of 96%.
A comparison of caseload and disposal between 2010 and 2009 is illustrated in the charts that follow.