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Criminal justice social work statistics: 2017-2018

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

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Table 19: Reason for not meeting timescales for starting community payback order work placement: 2017-18

Reason for work placement starting later than 7 working days after order imposed Percentage
Offender did not turn up for first day of placement 26.5
Currently on order or supervision 12.4
Offender in custody 2.4
First direct contact occurred late 5.5
Offender ill 3.8
Offender undertaking paid employment 4.1
Suitable work not available 3.3
Other: client based 20.7
Suitable social work staff not available 7.4
Other: non-client based 14.0

Note: This table does not include information for some local authorities. Orders transferred from other jurisdictions are not included.

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