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Offenders: Wales

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 182799, tabled on 23 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people were in the criminal justice system in Wales in each year from 2013 to 2017.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

6 November 2018

The population for each prison in Wales for the years outlined above can be found in table A1.13 which is publicly available here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/750714/population-2018.ods

The number of people supervised by the probation service broken down by region (at 30 June each year) – is publicly available in table 4.10 in the following links:

2013: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/253959/Probation-tables-q2-2013.xls

2014: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/368427/probation-tables-q2-2014.xls

2015: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/471439/probation-apr-jun-2015.xls

2016: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/562961/Probation_Q2_2016.xlsx

2017: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/654647/probation-q2-2017.xlsx

Following the change in the organisation of probation in 2015 cases were split between the National Probation Service and Community Rehabilitation Companies and the aggregated figure should be used.