National Statistics: Youth Justice annual statistics: 2016 to 2017

Ministry of Justice - by Jim Larrison via Flickr

These statistics concentrate on the flow of young people (aged 10-17) through the Youth Justice System in England and Wales. The data described comes from various sources including the Home Office (HO), Ministry of Justice (MOJ), Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) and youth secure estate providers. The report is produced by the Analysis team and the Information team in the Youth Justice Board (YJB) under the direction of the Chief Statistician in MOJ.

Details of the number of young people arrested are provided along with proven offences, criminal history, characteristics of young people, details of the number of young people sentenced, those on remand, those in custody, reoffending and behaviour management. The report is published, along with supplementary tables for each chapter, additional annexes, some regional information, including some in an open and accessible format and an infographic.

Pre-release access

Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons (reflecting the cross-departmental responsibility for juvenile crime and reoffending):


Secretary of State, Minister of State, Permanent Secretary, Director of Criminal Policy Group, Head of Joint Youth Justice Unit, Programme Director Youth Justice Analysis, Executive Director of Youth Custody Service, Chief Statistician, HM Treasury Policy Advisor, and the relevant special advisers, statisticians, policy officers and press officers.

Home Office

Minister for Crime


Chair of the YJB, CEO of YJB, Director of Partnerships and Performance, and the relevant statisticians and communication officers.


Click here to read more

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply