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CRIMINAL JUSTICE SOCIAL WORK STATISTICS IN SCOTLAND: 2013-14

CRIMINAL JUSTICE SOCIAL WORK STATISTICS IN SCOTLAND: 2013-14

Monday, March 30, 2015

ISBN: 9781785442582

An annual publication of statistics on community payback and other social work orders, including breaches and terminations of orders, as well as criminal justice social work (CJSW) reports and other areas of CJSW.

Executive Summary

This publication presents national-level information on criminal justice social work activity in Scotland. The report includes data on social work orders and criminal justice social work services, as well as the characteristics of offenders involved.

The number of social work orders issued has been fairly stable over the past five years with numbers generally around the 20,000 mark, the most recent figures showing a slight increase between 2012-13 and 2013-14.