Publication - Statistics

Criminal justice social work statistics: 2017-2018

Published: 4 Feb 2019
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787815360

2017-2018 statistics on various areas of criminal justice social work in Scotland.

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Contents
Criminal justice social work statistics: 2017-2018
Table 7: Criminal justice social work reports submitted by age, gender, employment status and ethnicity: 2013-14 to 2017-18

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Table 7: Criminal justice social work reports submitted by age, gender, employment status and ethnicity: 2013-14 to 2017-18

2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Number
Total 27,774 26,603 26,988 27,012 25,673
Age group
16-171 1,173 926 945 925 854
18-20 3,445 3,140 3,133 2,906 2,475
21-25 5,443 4,996 4,777 4,768 4,299
26-30 4,588 4,390 4,569 4,503 4,364
31-40 6,818 6,768 7,097 7,278 7,228
Over 40 6,307 6,383 6,467 6,632 6,453
Gender
Males2 23,006 22,115 22,417 22,515 21,383
Females 4,768 4,488 4,571 4,497 4,290
Employment status
Full-time education 442 457 438 490 396
Employed/self employed 5,944 5,733 6,340 5,991 5,409
Unemployed 14,825 13,865 13,150 13,551 13,569
Government training scheme 121 111 126 130 129
Economically inactive3 3,754 4,013 4,140 4,039 3,529
Other 2,688 2,424 2,794 2,811 2,641
Ethnicity
White 24,364 23,682 23,211 23,658 22,381
Asian 313 275 310 311 285
African, Caribbean or Black 165 154 156 182 173
Mixed 96 70 55 72 65
Other 288 243 287 303 265
Not known/provided 2,548 2,179 2,969 2,486 2,504
Percentage
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Age group
16-171 4.2 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.3
18-20 12.4 11.8 11.6 10.8 9.6
21-25 19.6 18.8 17.7 17.7 16.7
26-30 16.5 16.5 16.9 16.7 17.0
31-40 24.5 25.4 26.3 26.9 28.2
Over 40 22.7 24.0 24.0 24.6 25.1
Gender
Males2 82.8 83.1 83.1 83.4 83.3
Females 17.2 16.9 16.9 16.6 16.7
Employment status
Full-time education 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.5
Employed/self employed 21.4 21.6 23.5 22.2 21.1
Unemployed 53.4 52.1 48.7 50.2 52.9
Government training scheme * * * * 0.5
Economically inactive3 13.5 15.1 15.3 15.0 13.7
Other 9.7 9.1 10.4 10.4 10.3
Ethnicity
White 96.6 97.0 96.6 96.5 96.6
Asian 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.2
African, Caribbean or Black 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7
Mixed * * * * *
Other 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.1

Note: Figures exclude supplementary reports.

1. May include a small number of under 16s.

2. Figure for 2016-17 includes two reports for people whose gender was described as "indeterminate" and "other specific", and figure for 2017-18 includes one report for "other specific".

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