1. Excludes prisoners on early release, such as home detention curfew. See Notes on tables section for further detail on the population count.
2. UK: Scotland entry in the International Centre for Prison Studies World Prison Brief (figure as at April 2012). The design capacity of a prison is the number of inmates intended for a facility based on minimum standards (these are described in §27 of the Audit Scotland 2008 report Managing increasing prisoner numbers in Scotland).
3. See the Scottish Prison Service delivery plans for more discussion on operational issues in relation to overcrowding.
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