This publication provides key statistics relating to offenders who are in prison or under National Probation Service and community rehabilitation companies’ supervision in England and Wales. It covers flows into these services (receptions into prison or probation starts) and flows out (releases from prison or probation terminations) as well as the caseload of these services at specific points in time.
Latest figures for the quarter January to March 2017 are provided and compared to the same period in 2016.
This is with the exception of the prison population where more recent data are available (30 June 2017).
Offender Management Statistics is produced and handled by the Ministry of Justice’s (MOJ) analytical professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons:
Ministry of Justice
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Prisons, Probation and Sentencing; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Offender Health and mental health, victims, family law, mental capacity. Also extremism, Permanent Secretary; Director General, Finance; Director General, Prisons, Offender and Youth Justice Policy; Director of Prisons, Probation and Youth Justice Policy; Director of Analytical Services; Director of Sentencing and Rehabilitation; Deputy Director, Head of Sentencing Policy and Penalties Unit; Deputy Director , Head of Justice Statistics Analytical Services, Deputy Director: Interventions. Policy Manager; relevant private secretaries (x10), special advisors (x3), analytical officers (x14), policy officers (x3) and press officers (x8).
HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)
Director General, NOMS; Head of Public Protection Casework Section; Deputy Director, Head of Offender Management and Public Protection Group (OMPPG); Deputy Director, Head of Prison and Probation Analytical Services; Deputy Director, Offender Policy Team; and relevant analytical officers (x2) and policy officer.
Other government departments
Home Office: Secretary of State; Permanent Secretary; and relevant private secretaries; Director General, Crime and Policing Group; policy officers (x2)