Data from 2014-15 onwards have been affected by a technical issue which is currently under investigation. In the meantime, up-to-date annual an weekly data on the population in custody broken down by custody type, gender and age can be found at on the Scottish Prison Service website.
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Scottish Prison Population
- Scottish prison population: statistics 2019 to 2020
- Scottish Prison Population Projections: 2008-2009 to 2017-2018
- Prison statistics and population projections Scotland: 2013-14
- Prison statistics and population projections Scotland: 2011-12
- Statistical bulletin - Crime and Justice series: Prison statistics Scotland 2010-11
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