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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-17327: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 18 June 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what the average daily prison population was for 2017-18.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 6 July 2018

The annual average population in custody in 2017-18 was 7,464.

Further details, including breakdowns by establishment and custody type will be provided in SPS’s annual report in July.

More detailed weekly data can also be found at: http://www.sps.gov.uk/Corporate/Information/SPSPopulation.aspx