This includes those aged under 18 and 18 year olds. Some 18 year olds remain in the secure estate for children and young people if they only have a short period of their sentence to serve, to avoid disrupting their regimes.
The publication also contains more detailed information on the make-up of the custody population by legal basis for detention, accommodation type, age group, gender, ethnicity and region of origin. Data are also provided on a trend basis dating back to 2000/01 and 2005/06 onwards for more detailed data.
Monthly data and analysis custody report - February 2012 (Excel 1.00mb 12 pages)
Published 13 April 2012