Publication - Statistics

Criminal justice social work statistics in Scotland: 2015-2016

Published: 21 Feb 2017
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781786528087

National-level information on criminal justice social work activity in Scotland, including data on criminal justice social work services and social work orders.

Criminal justice social work statistics in Scotland: 2015-2016
Table 31 Fiscal work orders commenced by age, gender, employment status, ethnicity and length of orders: 2015-16

Table 31 Fiscal work orders commenced by age, gender, employment status, ethnicity and length of orders: 2015-16

  Number Percentage
Total 508 100.0
Age group 2
16-17 27 5.3
18-20 107 21.1
21-25 132 26.0
26-30 83 16.3
31-40 99 19.5
Over 40 60 11.8
Gender
Male 409 80.5
Female 99 19.5
Employment status
Full-time education 29 5.7
Employed/self employed 214 42.1
Unemployed 151 29.7
Government training scheme 3 0.6
Economically inactive 3 24 4.7
Other 87 17.1
Ethnicity 4
White 375 96.9
Asian 6 1.6
African, Caribbean or Black 3 0.8
Mixed 0 -
Other 3 0.8
Not known/provided 121  
Length of order
20 hours 93 18.3
Over 20 and under 30 hours 3 0.6
30 hours 267 52.6
40 hours 99 19.5
50 hours 46 9.1

1. Fiscal work orders were introduced nationally on 1 April 2015, having been piloted in a small number of local authority areas since June 2008.

2. Age is at commencement of case.

3. Includes those who are retired, supported by family, caring for home/family or long-term sick/disabled.

4. The percentages for ethnicity represent the proportions of cases where the ethnicity was known.


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