Table 34 Statutory throughcare in custody by sentence type: 2014-15 to 2018-19

Cases commenced Caseload at 31 March
2014-152 2015-16 2016-174 2017-18 2018-19 2014-152 2015-163 2016-174 2017-185 2018-19
Number
Total 1,038 1,027 1,042 1,042 1,064 3,380 3,374 3,328 3,408 3,468
Determinate long-term sentence (4 years and over) 442 443 443 460 469 1,510 1,474 1,469 1,543 1,509
Extended sentence 178 152 167 129 133 581 559 558 526 581
Life sentence 36 25 34 30 34 774 790 770 756 766
Order for lifelong restriction 15 9 5 11 13 102 107 119 139 157
Short-term sex offender1 90 107 116 149 195 87 102 115 132 159
Supervised release order 277 291 277 263 220 326 342 297 312 296
Percentage
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Determinate long-term sentence (4 years and over) 42.6 43.1 42.5 44.1 44.1 44.7 43.7 44.1 45.3 43.5
Extended sentence 17.1 14.8 16.0 12.4 12.5 17.2 16.6 16.8 15.4 16.8
Life sentence 3.5 2.4 3.3 2.9 3.2 22.9 23.4 23.1 22.2 22.1
Order for lifelong restriction 1.4 0.9 0.5 1.1 1.2 3.0 3.2 3.6 4.1 4.5
Short-term sex offender1 8.7 10.4 11.1 14.3 18.3 2.6 3.0 3.5 3.9 4.6
Supervised release order 26.7 28.3 26.6 25.2 20.7 9.6 10.1 8.9 9.2 8.5

1. Under Section 15 of the Management of Offenders Etc. (Scotland) Act 2005.

2. There was a slight change to the figures for the cases commenced in 2014-15 and the caseload at 31 March 2015 due to the receipt of updated information for City of Edinburgh, North Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire.

3. There was a slight change to the figures for the caseload at 31 March 2016 due to the receipt of updated information for Argyll & Bute, City of Edinburgh and West Dunbartonshire.

4. There was a slight change to the figures for the cases commenced in 2016-17 and the caseload at 31 March 2017 due to the receipt of updated information for Argyll & Bute, City of Edinburgh and West Dunbartonshire.

5. There was a slight change to the figures for the caseload at 31 March 2018 due to the receipt of updated information for Aberdeen City, Argyll & Bute and South Lanarkshire.


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