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Average daily penal population

Chart 1.1: Average daily number of persons in custody by category

Chart 1.1: Average daily number of persons in custody by category

Note: (1) Including detainees.

 

 

Table 1.1: Average daily number of persons in custody by category and gender

Category 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
(Jan to Jun)
(No. of persons) (No. of persons) (No. of persons) (No. of persons) (No. of persons)
Sentenced persons
Male 5362 5030 4633 3919 4031
Female 1456 1382 1261 1020 1104
Sub-total 6818 6412 5894 4939 5135
Persons on remand
Male 1419 1594 1548 1666 1879
Female 292 296 295 296 381
Sub-total 1711 1890 1843 1962 2259
Overall (1)
Male 6781 6624 6181 5586 5917
Female 1748 1678 1556 1317 1485
Total 8529 8303 7737 6902 7402
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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