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