Prisoners in Scotland Yearly by Sex Since 1840

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Average daily prisoners in Scotland from 1840, yearly by sex. Scottish male convicts, including those in penal servitude in England,, yearly from 1855 to 1892. Prison commitments by year and sex.

Dataset sheets:

  • prisoners: prisoners in Scotland yearly by sex from 1840
  • convicts: Scottish convicts, including Scottish convicts serving penal servitude in England, yearly by sex, 1844-1907
  • penal servitude duration: sentences to penal servitude in Scotland, yearly by sex and sentence length (years)
  • prison commitments: commitments to prison in Scotland, yearly by sex, 1844-1907 and various years from 1962
  • comparing 1864 to 1973: demographic comparison of Scottish prisoner populations, 1864 & 1973
  • prison types, 1983 & 1988: distribution of Scottish prisoners by prison type, 1983 & 1988

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