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 33: Fiscal work orders commenced by age, gender, employment status, ethnicity and length of orders: 2015-16 to 2017-18

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Table 33: Fiscal work orders commenced by age, gender, employment status, ethnicity and length of orders: 2015-16 to 2017-18

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total 508 100.0 894 100.0 1,027 100.0
Age group1
16-17 27 5.3 47 5.3 49 4.8
18-20 107 21.1 230 25.7 268 26.1
21-25 132 26.0 248 27.7 276 26.9
26-30 83 16.3 147 16.4 168 16.4
31-40 99 19.5 128 14.3 144 14.0
Over 40 60 11.8 94 10.5 122 11.9
Gender
Male 409 80.5 762 85.2 854 83.2
Female 99 19.5 132 14.8 173 16.8
Employment status
Full-time education 29 5.7 64 7.2 65 6.3
Employed/self employed 219 43.1 414 46.3 541 52.7
Unemployed 146 28.7 259 29.0 266 25.9
Government training scheme 3 0.6 2 * 2 *
Economically inactive2 24 4.7 23 2.6 21 2.0
Other 87 17.1 132 14.8 132 12.9
Ethnicity3
White 375 96.9 717 97.4 890 97.2
Asian 6 1.6 10 1.4 11 1.2
African, Caribbean or Black 3 0.8 1 * 3 *
Mixed 0 - 1 * 5 0.5
Other 3 0.8 7 1.0 7 0.8
Not known/provided 121 n/a 158 n/a 111 n/a
Length of order
Over 10 and under 20 hours 0 - 1 * 1 *
20 hours 93 18.3 66 7.4 43 4.2
Over 20 and under 30 hours 3 0.6 0 - 0 -
30 hours 267 52.6 403 45.1 547 53.3
40 hours 99 19.5 319 35.7 265 25.8
Over 40 and under 50 hours 0 - 0 - 1 *
50 hours 46 9.1 105 11.7 170 16.6

Notes:

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

1. Age is at commencement of order.

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

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