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NCJ Number: 151555 Find in a Library
Title: Prison Population in 1993 and Long Term Projections to 2001
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
Research and Statistics Dept
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
Croydon, Surrey CR0 9YD, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Home Office
Research and Statistics Dept
Lunar House, Room 1834B
40 Wellesley Road
Croydon, Surrey CR0 9YD,
United Kingdom
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This bulletin presents information on the prison population in England and Wales for 1993, and compares it to data from previous years. The bulletin also incorporates current long-term projections for the prison population.
Abstract: In 1993, the average population in custody in England and Wales was 44,6000, a decline of 1,200 from 1992 and the lowest total for any year since 1984. The average population held in police cells was 14, a drop from 1,080 in 1992. Nonetheless, the prison population increased in 1993, partly reflecting the implementation of the Criminal Justice Act 1993. The remand population rose by an average of 200 per month between December 1992 and December 1993. The number of sentenced offenders also rose during the same period. Long-term projections predict an inmate population of 56,600 by the year 2001; previous projections were revised upward by approximately 5,000 to reflect legislative changes. 2 tables, 6 figures, 6 appendix tables, and 13 notes
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): England; Foreign inmates; Inmate statistics; Prison population prediction; Statistics; Wales
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program. Home Office Statistical Bulletin, Issue 16/94
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