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 10: Community payback orders commenced by age, gender, employment status and ethnicity: 2013-14 to 2017-18

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Table 10: Community payback orders commenced by age, gender, employment status and ethnicity: 2013-14 to 2017-18

2013-145 2014-155 2015-165 2016-175 2017-18
Number
Total 18,688 19,065 19,451 19,196 17,834
Age group1
16-17 685 610 615 614 527
18-20 2,374 2,314 2,271 2,060 1,833
21-25 4,092 3,877 3,816 3,746 3,151
26-30 3,167 3,384 3,498 3,421 3,099
31-40 4,626 4,859 5,067 5,142 5,072
Over 40 3,744 4,021 4,184 4,213 4,152
Gender
Male 15,811 16,118 16,492 16,354 15,128
Female 2,877 2,947 2,959 2,842 2,706
Employment status
Full-time education 314 313 315 353 276
Employed/self employed 3,870 4,108 4,358 4,321 4,227
Unemployed 11,431 11,503 11,504 11,098 10,228
Government training scheme 68 74 72 52 55
Economically inactive2 1,621 1,822 1,876 2,024 1,948
Other3 1,384 1,245 1,326 321 453
Not known4 n/a n/a n/a 1,027 647
Ethnicity
White 16,395 16,600 17,681 17,294 15,982
Asian 193 173 202 220 217
African, Caribbean or Black 57 99 93 124 136
Mixed 81 58 49 64 53
Other 145 163 175 193 211
Not known/provided 1,817 1,972 1,251 1,301 1,235
Percentage
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Age group1
16-17 3.7 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.0
18-20 12.7 12.1 11.7 10.7 10.3
21-25 21.9 20.3 19.6 19.5 17.7
26-30 16.9 17.7 18.0 17.8 17.4
31-40 24.8 25.5 26.1 26.8 28.4
Over 40 20.0 21.1 21.5 21.9 23.3
Gender
Male 84.6 84.5 84.8 85.2 84.8
Female 15.4 15.5 15.2 14.8 15.2
Employment status
Full-time education 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.9 1.6
Employed/self employed 20.7 21.5 22.4 23.8 24.6
Unemployed 61.2 60.3 59.1 61.1 59.5
Government training scheme * * * * *
Economically inactive2 8.7 9.6 9.6 11.1 11.3
Other3 7.4 6.5 6.8 1.8 2.6
Ethnicity (where known)
White 97.2 97.1 97.1 96.6 96.3
Asian 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3
African, Caribbean or Black * 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.8
Mixed * * * * *
Other 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.3

1. Age is at commencement of order. Figures may include a small number of under 16s.

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

3. For 2013-14 to 2015-16, includes some orders where employment status was not known.

4. Orders where the employment status was unknown have been shown separately for 2016-17 and 2017-18. Percentages for these years are calculated as a proportion of all orders where the employment status was known.

5. Figures for the years 2013-14 to 2016-17 have been revised from those previously published due to the receipt of updated information from some councils.