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Statistical Bulletin: CrJ/2006/5: Prison Statistics Scotland, 2005/06

DescriptionFigures for the average daily prison population within, and receptions to, Scottish penal establishments in 2005/06
ISBN0 7559 6199 4
Official Print Publication DateAugust 2006
Website Publication DateAugust 25, 2006


A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication
Published August 2006

ISBN 0 7559 6199 4
ISSN 0264 1178

Please note that part of Table 35, showing breaches of discipline recorded in Scottish penal establishments in 2005/06, and the text associated with it has been amended due to the discovery of an error with some of the figures.

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Main points

Total average daily population
Remand population
Fine default population
Sentenced population
Population on 30 June 2005
Population by Community Justice Authority on 30 June 2005
Liberations by Community Justice Authority
Receptions by sentence type
Direct sentenced receptions
Fine default receptions
Children on unruly certificates
Breaches of discipline and punishments
International comparisons of prison population

Appendix of tables

Annex: Notes on statistics used in this bulletin

Scottish Executive Statistical Services