Crowding

Percentage of prisoners held in crowded accommodation.

The data source for this measure is HM prison and probation service annual digest.

YearCrowding
2018-1922.5%
2017-1824.2%
2016-1724.5%
2015-1624.5%
2014-1525.5%
2013-1424.1%
2012-1323.9%
2011-1225.1%
2010-1124.2%
2009-1024.6%
2008-0925.3%
2007-0825.3%
2006-0724.6%
2005-0624.0%
2004-0524.4%
2003-0424.9%
2002-0323.3%
2001-0219.3%
2000-0118.2%
1999-0020.1%
1998-9920.0%

2018-19



Notes:

  • Data is not always available for, or applicable to, every prison; and the list of prisons will vary year on year due to closures and newly opened establishments;
  • Prison functions (Male Local etc.) refer to the function of the prison in the most recent year shown. The function of a prison may have been different in previous years;
  • A small number of prisons which are listed separately in the above table are physically co-located and cannot be distinguished on the map;
  • Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2019;
  • Contains Royal Mail data © Royal Mail copyright and database right 2019;
  • The markers on the map are indicative only. For further information on a prison, or for details of a prison's location, please consult the Ministry of Justice prison finder.