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Scottish Prison Population Statistics, 2020-21

The latest longitudinal statistics on prison populations and flows into and out of prison. Includes information about the demographics of people in prison, the time they spend there, their sentences and offences.

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An Official Statistics publication for Scotland

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For enquiries about this publication please contact:

Justice Analytical Services,

E-mail: Justice_Analysts@gov.scot

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Office of the Chief Statistician, Telephone: 0131 244 0442,

E-mail: statistics.enquiries@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

How to access background or source data

The data collected for this <statistical bulletin / social research publication>:

☐ are available in more detail through Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics

☒ are available via an alternative route https://scotland.shinyapps.io/sg-prison-population-statistics/

☐ may be made available on request, subject to consideration of legal and ethical factors. Please contact <email address> for further information.

☐ cannot be made available by Scottish Government for further analysis as Scottish Government is not the data controller.

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