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Prison statistics and population projections Scotland: 2011-12

Published: 29 Jun 2012
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781780459189

This publication shows data up to 2011-12 on Scottish prison population levels and characteristics, receptions to/liberations from Scottish prisons, and international comparisons. This year it includes prison population projections to 2020-21 which were previously published separately, as well as additional background information and analyses.

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Prison statistics and population projections Scotland: 2011-12
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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

ISSN 0264 1178
ISBN 978 1 78045 918 9 (Web publication only)
DPPAS 13137

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1. Introduction

2. Key points

3. Prison statistics 2011-12: main findings
Prison population
Population profile
Home detention curfew
Receptions
International comparisons of prison population
Trends in the prison population
Potential influences

4. Prison population projections: 2011-12 to 2020-21

5. Notes and definitions
Coverage and data collection
Counting conventions
Fine default
Unruly certificates
Home detention curfew
Supervision level
Community Justice Authorities
Classification of crimes/offences

Annex A Tables
Notes on tables
Average daily population in penal establishments by type of custody: 2002-03 to 2011-12
Average daily population and maximum number by penal establishment: 2011-12
Average daily population of sentenced offenders by sentence length: 2002-03 to 2011-12
Offenders in custody by age, ethnic origin, religion, and supervision level: 30 June 2011
Main crime/offence of offenders in custody by sex and custody type: 30 June 2011
Numbers in custody by local authority and age/sex: 30 June 2011
Liberations from prison by custody type/sentence length and local authority: 2011-12
Prisoners released on home detention curfew: 2007-08 to 2011-12
Receptions to penal establishments by type of custody: 2002-03 to 2011-12
Sentenced receptions to penal establishments by sentencing court: 2002-03 to 2011-12
Direct sentenced receptions by age and sex: 2002-03 to 2011-12
Direct sentenced receptions by main crime/offence: 2002-03 to 2011-12
Direct sentenced receptions by sentence length age and sex: 2002-03 to 2011-12
Sentence length for direct sentenced receptions by main crime/offence, age and sex: 2011-12
Fine default receptions by age, sex, sentence length and outstanding fine: 2002-03 to 2011-12
Prison population and incarceration rate per 100,000 population by jurisdiction: 2011

Annex B Historic trends in recorded crime and victimisation in Scotland: impact on the prison population

Annex C Projection methodology
Projection method and time served factors
Accuracy of projections
Modelling potential trends in the female prison population

Annex D Trends in the prison population serving very short sentences

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List of charts

Chart 1.1 Average daily prison population (Scotland): 1900 to 2011-12
Chart 3.1 Average daily prison population (Scotland): 1980 to 2011-12
Chart 3.2 Average daily prison population by category of prisoner: 2002-03 to 2011-12
Chart 3.3 Age distribution of prisoners by sex: 30 June 2011
Chart 3.4 Prison receptions by custody type: 2002-03 to 2011-12
Chart 3.5 Average sentence imposed (days): 2002-03 to 2011-12
Chart 3.6 Incarceration rate per 100,000 population by jurisdiction: 2011
Chart 3.7 Average daily prison population: January 2007 to December 2011
Chart 3.8 Average daily prison population: January 2000 to December 2011
Chart 4.2 Prison population projections by custody/sentence type
Chart 4.3 Prison population projections by sentence length
Chart B.1 Recorded crime in Scotland: 1970 to 2011-12
Chart B.2 Estimated incidence of crime: 1992 to 2010-11
Chart B.3 Charges proven (Scotland): 1989-90 to 2010-11
Chart B.4 Charges proven resulting in a custodial sentence (%): 1989-90 to 2010-11
Chart B.5 Average sentence length (days): 1989-90 to 2010-11
Chart B.6 Direct sentenced receptions by main crime/offence: 1999-00 to 2011-12
Chart C.1 Historical accuracy of past projections
Chart C.2 Modelled trends for female prison population:1990 and 2000 based models
Chart D.1 Average daily prison population with very short sentences: 2002-03 to 2011-12

Additional datasets for Prisons


Contact

Email: JusticeStatistics@scotland.gsi.gov.uk