Table 33 Fiscal work orders commenced by age, gender, employment status, ethnicity and length of orders: 2015-16 to 2018-19

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total 508 100.0 894 100.0 1,027 100.0 634 100.0
Age group1
16-17 27 5.3 47 5.3 49 4.8 36 5.7
18-20 107 21.1 230 25.7 268 26.1 158 24.9
21-25 132 26.0 248 27.7 276 26.9 163 25.7
26-30 83 16.3 147 16.4 168 16.4 98 15.5
31-40 99 19.5 128 14.3 144 14.0 91 14.4
Over 40 60 11.8 94 10.5 122 11.9 88 13.9
Gender
Male 409 80.5 762 85.2 854 83.2 520 82.0
Female 99 19.5 132 14.8 173 16.8 114 18.0
Employment status
Full-time education 29 5.7 64 7.2 65 6.3 39 6.2
Employed/self employed 219 43.1 414 46.3 541 52.7 332 52.4
Unemployed 146 28.7 259 29.0 266 25.9 165 26.0
Government training scheme 3 0.6 2 * 2 * 1 *
Economically inactive2 24 4.7 23 2.6 21 2.0 26 4.1
Other 87 17.1 132 14.8 132 12.9 71 11.2
Ethnicity3
White 375 96.9 717 97.4 890 97.2 562 97.9
Asian 6 1.6 10 1.4 11 1.2 5 0.9
African, Caribbean or Black 3 0.8 1 * 3 * 4 0.7
Mixed 0 - 1 * 5 0.5 2 *
Other 3 0.8 7 1.0 7 0.8 1 *
Not known/provided 121 158 111 60
Length of order
Over 10 and under 20 hours 0 - 1 * 1 * 0 -
20 hours 93 18.3 66 7.4 43 4.2 49 7.7
Over 20 and under 30 hours 3 0.6 0 - 0 - 0 -
30 hours 267 52.6 403 45.1 547 53.3 278 43.8
40 hours 99 19.5 319 35.7 265 25.8 191 30.1
Over 40 and under 50 hours 0 - 0 - 1 * 0 -
50 hours 46 9.1 105 11.7 170 16.6 116 18.3

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.


Contact

Email: justice_analysts@gov.scot