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Statistical bulletin - Crime and Justice series: Prison statistics Scotland 2010-11

DescriptionThis bulletin shows data up to 2010-11 on Scottish prison population level and characteristics, receptions to/liberations from Scottish prisons, and international comparisons.
ISBN978-1-78045-346
Official Print Publication DateAugust 2011
Website Publication DateAugust 19, 2011

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ISBN 978 1 78045 346 0
DPPAS 11930

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Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Key points.

3. Main findings.
Prison population.
Population profile.
Home Detention Curfew.
Receptions.
International comparisons of prison population.

4. Tables.
Notes on tables.

Average daily population in penal establishments by type of custody: 2001-02 to 2010-11
Average daily population and maximum number by penal establishment: 2010-11
Average daily population of sentenced offenders by length of sentence: 2001-02 to 2010-11
Offenders in custody by age, ethnic origin, religion, and supervision level: 30 June 2010
Main crime/offence of offenders in custody by sex and custody type: 30 June 2010
Community Justice Authority and local authority home area of offenders in custody by age and sex: 30 June 2010
Liberations from prison by custody type/sentence length and local authority area of home address: 2010-11
Prisoners released on Home Detention Curfew: 2007-08 to 2010-11
Receptions to penal establishments by type of custody: 2001-02 to 2010-11
Sentenced receptions to penal establishments by sentencing court: 2001-02 to 2010-11
Direct sentenced receptions to penal establishments by age and sex: 2001-02 to 2010-11
Direct sentenced receptions to penal establishments by main crime/offence: 2001-02 to 2010-11
Direct sentenced receptions to penal establishments by length of sentence, age and sex: 2001-02 to 2010-11
Length of sentence imposed for direct sentenced receptions by main crime/offence, age and sex: 2010-11
Fine default receptions to penal establishments by age, sex, length of sentence and amount of fine outstanding: 2001-02 to 2010-11
Prison population and rate per 100,000 population by jurisdiction: 2010

5. Notes and definitions.
Coverage and data collection.
Counting conventions.
Fine default
Unruly certificates.
Home Detention Curfew.
Supervision level
Community Justice Authorities.
Classification of crimes/offences.

A National Statistical Publication For Scotland

List of charts

Chart 1 Average daily prison population (Scotland): 1900 to 2010-11.
Chart 2 Average daily prison population (Scotland): 1980 to 2010-11.
Chart 3 Average daily prison population by category of prisoner: 2001-02 to 2010-11.
Chart 4 Age distribution of prisoners by sex: 30 June 2010.
Chart 5 Prison receptions by custody type: 2001-02 to 2010-11.
Chart 6 Average sentence imposed (days): 2001-02 to 2010-11.
Chart 7 Incarceration rate per 100,000 population by jurisdiction: 2010.