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NCJ Number: 155408 Find in a Library
Title: Projections of Long Term Trends in the Prison Population to 2002
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
Research and Statistics Dept
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 16
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 document presents the latest prison population projections for Great Britain, based on updated information and taking into account the estimated effects of policy and legislative changes that will affect the prison population, i.e., the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.
Abstract: The total inmate population in Great Britain is expected to increase to 56,000 by the year 2002, representing an increase of 7,200 from the average population in 1994. The sentenced adult male population is estimated to rise from 29,300 in 1994 to 31,600 in 2002; the population of sentenced male young offenders is projected to increase to 7,000 in 2002 from 5,200 in 1994. Finally, the data indicate that the remand population will increase from 12,400 in 1994 to 15,400 in 2002.
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): Foreign corrections statistics; Great Britain/United Kingdom; Prison population prediction; Statistics
Note: Home Office Statistical Bulletin, Issue 4/95. US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program.
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