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Prison Statistics Scotland, 2006/07

DescriptionStatistical bulletin giving information on prisoner population, liberations and receptions in the financial year 2006/07
ISBN0264 1178
Official Print Publication DateAugust 2007
Website Publication DateAugust 31, 2007


A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication
ISBN 978 0 7559 6703 2
ISSN 0264 1178
This document is also available in pdf format (540k)


1. Introduction

2. Contents

3. Main points

4. Commentary
Total average daily population
Remand population
Fine default population
Sentenced population
Population on 30 June 2006
Population by Community Justice Authority on 30 June 2006
Liberations by Community Justice Authority
Releases on Home Detention Curfew
Receptions by sentence type
Direct sentenced receptions
Fine default receptions
Children on unruly certificates
Breaches of discipline and punishments
International comparisons of prison population

5. Appendix of tables

6. Annex: Notes on statistics used in this bulletin

Scottish Executive Statistician Group