Table 7 Criminal justice social work reports submitted by age, gender, employment status and ethnicity: 2014-15 to 2018-19

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Number
Total 26,603 26,988 27,012 25,673 24,515
Age group
16-171 926 945 925 854 740
18-20 3,140 3,133 2,906 2,475 2,418
21-25 4,996 4,777 4,768 4,299 3,975
26-30 4,390 4,569 4,503 4,364 4,145
31-40 6,768 7,097 7,278 7,228 7,187
Over 40 6,383 6,467 6,632 6,453 6,050
Gender
Males2 22,115 22,417 22,515 21,383 20,629
Females 4,488 4,571 4,497 4,290 3,886
Employment status
Full-time education 457 438 490 396 475
Employed/self employed 5,733 6,340 5,991 5,409 5,341
Unemployed 13,865 13,150 13,551 13,569 12,243
Government training scheme 111 126 130 129 96
Economically inactive3 4,013 4,140 4,039 3,529 3,633
Other 2,424 2,794 2,811 2,641 2,727
Ethnicity
White 23,682 23,211 23,658 22,381 21,224
Asian 275 310 311 285 326
African, Caribbean or Black 154 156 182 173 188
Mixed 70 55 72 65 64
Other 243 287 303 265 304
Not known/provided 2,179 2,969 2,486 2,504 2,409
Percentage
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Age group
16-171 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.0
18-20 11.8 11.6 10.8 9.6 9.9
21-25 18.8 17.7 17.7 16.7 16.2
26-30 16.5 16.9 16.7 17.0 16.9
31-40 25.4 26.3 26.9 28.2 29.3
Over 40 24.0 24.0 24.6 25.1 24.7
Gender
Males2 83.1 83.1 83.4 83.3 84.1
Females 16.9 16.9 16.6 16.7 15.9
Employment status
Full-time education 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.5 1.9
Employed/self employed 21.6 23.5 22.2 21.1 21.8
Unemployed 52.1 48.7 50.2 52.9 49.9
Government training scheme * * * 0.5 *
Economically inactive3 15.1 15.3 15.0 13.7 14.8
Other 9.1 10.4 10.4 10.3 11.1
Ethnicity
White 97.0 96.6 96.5 96.6 96.0
Asian 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.5
African, Caribbean or Black 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.9
Mixed * * * * *
Other 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.4

Note: Figures exclude supplementary reports.

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

2. The figure for males for 2016-17 includes two reports for people whose gender was described as "indeterminate" and "other specific". In addition, the figure for 2017-18 includes one report for "other specific" and the figure for 2018-19 includes one report for "non-binary" gender.

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


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