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Prison Sentences

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN HL10158, tabled on 10 November 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people were sentenced to serve a continuous period in custody of 10 years or more in each of the last 10 years.

Answered on

24 November 2020

The information requested is shown in the tables below.

Please note that the figures for offenders serving extended determinate sentences have been excluded. Figures of five and fewer have been suppressed in order to protect the potential identification of individuals.

Prisoners serving a standard determinate sentence of 20 years or more, by age in England and Wales as of 30 September 2020.

All

894

15 – 17

*

18 – 20

*

21 – 24

13

25 – 29

49

30 – 39

206

40 – 49

182

50 – 59

181

60 – 69

146

70 and over

116


Prisoners serving a standard determinate sentence of 20 years or more, by sex in England and Wales as of 30 September 2020.

All

894

Male

883

Female

11

Total number of individuals sentenced to custody for 10 years or more 2009 to 2019.

Year

Individuals

2009

2111

2010

2119

2011

2141

2012

2097

2013

1681

2014

1724

2015

1857

2016

1856

2017

1811

2019

1839

2019

1805