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Statistical Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Prison Statistics Scotland: 2008-09

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Table 4 Offenders in custody by age, ethnic origin, religion, and supervision level: 30 June 2008

Male

Female

All

Total

7,349

412

7,761

Age

Under 16

1

-

1

16

42

5

47

17

147

7

154

18

239

11

250

19

291

13

304

20

310

14

324

21

301

18

319

22

309

23

332

23 - 24

563

38

601

25 - 29

1,434

94

1,528

30 - 34

1,080

56

1,136

35 - 39

929

47

976

40 - 44

698

47

745

45 - 49

461

15

476

50 - 54

249

14

263

55 - 59

132

7

139

60 - 64

85

2

87

65 or over

78

1

79

Ethnic background

White

7,051

379

7,430

Black-Caribbean

39

5

44

Black-African

58

7

65

Black-Other

21

5

26

Indian

5

2

7

Pakistani

68

-

68

Bangladeshi

2

-

2

Chinese

45

7

52

Other Asian

24

2

26

Mixed

19

-

19

Other

17

5

22

Religion

Church Of Scotland

2,409

77

2,486

Roman Catholic

1,716

77

1,793

Church Of England

89

3

92

Baptist

13

2

15

Episcopalian

5

-

5

Christian

199

24

223

Muslim

164

4

168

Buddhist

29

4

33

Jehovah Witness

4

-

4

Sikh

8

2

10

Hindu

2

-

2

Jewish

2

1

3

Mormon

3

-

3

Other

98

12

110

None

2,608

206

2,814

Supervision level

High

652

18

670

Medium

3,707

270

3,977

Low

2,990

124

3,114

Note: See Section 5 for details on supervision levels.