Punishment Prevalence Yearly by Sex in Scotland from 1800

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Prisoners, banishments (transportation), and executions yearly by sex in Scotland from 1800, aggregated to punishment per 100,000 of population (punishment prevalence), with sex ratio of punishment and punishment distribution (% absent from execution, % absent from being transported, and % absent from being in prison).

Dataset sheets:

  • punishment yearly: total resident population, persons executed, persons banished (transported), and persons in prison yearly by sex in Scotland from 1800, with calculation of punishment per 100,000 of population (punishment prevalence), with sex ratio of punishment and punishment distribution. Recognizing the historical importance of disposal of men in military service, each year is labeled with a description of the military circumstances.
  • sex-ratio graph: graph of ratio of males to females in life-disposing punishment (absent in punishment) yearly from 1840
  • punishment sums: summary statistics for punishment during various periods

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