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Indicator 16.3.2

Unsentenced detainees as a proportion of overall prison population

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Source: Ministry of Justice

Geographical Area: England and Wales

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

Footnote: Annual data shown are based on the prison population at 30 June of each year. Due to the introduction of a new prison IT system, the 2010 prison population data is now taken from a different source. The figures from both the old (2009) and new (2009a) systems have been presented to aid comparison.

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Indicator available
Indicator description

Prison population remanded in custody, as a proportion of overall prison population

Geographical coverage

England and Wales

Unit of measurement

Percentage (%)

Definitions

The total number of persons held in detention who have not yet been sentenced, as a percentage of the total number of persons held in detention, on a specified date.

Available disaggregations
Calculations

(Number of unsentenced detainees in their given group / prison population in their given group) * 100

Other information

Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Unsentenced detainees as a proportion of overall prison population

Target name

Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

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Organisation

Ministry of Justice

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

2002

Geographical coverage

England and Wales

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Release date

25/07/2019

Next release

TBC

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

statistics.enquiries@justice.gov.uk

Other information

Data acquired from the Annual Prison Population tables (A1.7 and A1.11).