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NCJ Number: 136705 Find in a Library
Title: Prison Statistics: England and Wales 1990
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
Research and Statistics Dept
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 139
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
Croydon, Surrey CR0 9YD, England
Her Majesty's Stationery Office
Norwich, NR3 1GN,
Sale Source: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
PO Box 29
Norwich, NR3 1GN,
United Kingdom
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This report presents data on the population of, receptions into, and discharges from Prison Service establishments (England and Wales) in 1990, with series in many tables that cover the previous decade.
Abstract: The average sentenced population in 1990 was 35,500, 6 percent less than in 1989. The average remand population in 1990, including those in police cells, was 9,900, approximately 600 lower than in 1989. Between June 30, 1989 and 1990, there were decreases in the population of adult males for all sentence lengths up to 5 years. Those serving sentences of up to 18 months fell by 1,000 to 6,900. Between June 30, 1989 and 1990, the population of young offenders serving sentences of up to 18 months decreased by 12 percent, from 3,650 to 3,250, continuing the decrease from 7,750 in mid-1984. Data are provided separately for adult male inmates under sentence and adult female inmates under sentence. Data are also provided separately for non-criminal prisoners, fine defaulters, and life sentence prisoners. Tables also cover segregated inmates, restraints, and special cells. Extensive tables and figures
Main Term(s): Inmate statistics
Index Term(s): England; Foreign correctional facilities; Wales
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program
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