Staff sickness (prisons)

Sickness absence (average working days lost per FTE staff) for operational grade staff in public sector prisons.

This measure is part of the additional data section of prisons data. The data source is for the summary is HM prison and probation service workforce quarterly, and the data source is for the details below is prison performance ratings (annual).

YearStaff sickness (prisons)
2018-199.9 days
2017-189.7 days
2016-1710.8 days
2015-1611.1 days
2014-1512.1 days
2013-1411.9 days
2012-1311.2 days
2011-1210.7 days
2010-1110.5 days
2009-1011.6 days


  • 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.
  • 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.
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