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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
(No. of persons) (No. of persons) (No. of persons) (No. of persons)
Sentenced persons
Male 5421 5362 5030 4633
Female 1453 1456 1382 1261
Sub-total 6873 6818 6412 5894
Persons on remand  
Male 1351 1419 1594 1548
Female 322 292 296 295
Sub-total 1673 1711 1890 1843
Overall (1)  
Male 6771 6781 6624 6181
Female 1775 1748 1678 1556
Total 8546 8529 8303 7737
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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