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Average Daily Penal Population

Chart 1: Average daily number of persons in custody by category

Chart 1: Average daily number of persons in custody by category

Note: (1) Including detainees.

 

 

Table 1: Average daily number of persons in custody by category and gender

Category 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
(Jan to Sep)
(No. of persons) (No. of persons) (No. of persons) (No. of persons) (No. of persons)
Sentenced persons
Male 5421 5362 5030 4633 3927
Female 1453 1456 1382 1261 1008
Sub-total 6873 6818 6412 5894 4935
Persons on remand
Male 1351 1419 1594 1548 1623
Female 322 292 296 295 283
Sub-total 1673 1711 1890 1843 1906
Overall (1)
Male 6771 6781 6624 6181 5550
Female 1775 1748 1678 1556 1291
Total 8546 8529 8303 7737 6841
Notes: There may be a slight discrepancy between the sum of individual items and the respective totals as shown in the above due to rounding.
  (1) Including detainees.

 

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