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Remand in Custody

Volume 504: debated on Thursday 21 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many young people of each ethnicity aged (a) under 18, (b) between 18 and 20 and (c) between 21 and 25 years old have been (i) remanded in custody and (ii) sentenced to custody in each of the last five years. (312256)

Figures requested are shown in the following tables.

These figures have been drawn from administrative IT systems which, as with any large scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing.

Remand receptions by ethnicity and age band 2004

Ages

15-17

18-20

21-25

Over 25

Total

Total

4,355

8,517

31,943

9,741

54,556

White

3,343

6,407

8,817

22,336

40,903

Mixed

217

330

380

718

1,645

Asian or Asian British

179

508

964

1,783

3,434

Black or Black British

573

1,096

1,676

4,350

7,695

Chinese or Other

27

108

124

334

593

Unrecorded

13

38

78

27

156

1991 census codes

3

30

67

30

130

Sentenced receptions by ethnicity and age band 2004

Ages

15-17

18-20

21-25

Over 25

Total

Total

5,172

13,092

22,240

52,822

93,326

White

4,120

10,652

17,828

42,959

75,559

Mixed

253

395

575

1,037

2,260

Asian or Asian British

227

683

1,482

2,425

4,817

Black or Black British

529

1,174

2,068

5,738

9,509

Chinese or Other

26

105

158

390

679

Unrecorded

16

47

58

120

241

1991 census codes

1

36

71

153

261

Remand receptions by ethnicity and age band 2005

Ages

15-17

18-20

21-25

Over 25

Total

Total

4,358

8,405

11,661

31,031

55,455

White

3,272

6,271

8,435

22,918

40,896

Mixed

232

319

366

715

1,632

Asian or Asian British

202

509

977

2,114

3,802

Black or Black British

612

1,186

1,666

4,742

8,206

Chinese or Other

25

84

172

428

709

Unrecorded

13

32

26

70

141

1991 census codes

2

4

19

44

69

Sentenced receptions by ethnicity and age band 2005

Ages

15-17

18-20

21-25

Over 25

Total

Total

5,175

12,644

20,495

52,100

90,414

White

4,185

10,280

16,275

41,550

72,290

Mixed

246

418

524

988

2,176

Asian or Asian British

218

644

1,435

2,869

5,166

Black or Black British

498

1,167

1,971

5,884

9,520

Chinese or Other

18

87

203

611

919

Unrecorded

8

42

63

150

263

1991 census codes

2

6

24

48

80

Remand receptions by ethnicity and age band 2006

Ages

15-17

18-20

21-25

Over 25

Total

Total

4,538

8,499

11,249

31,523

55,809

White

3,284

6,254

8,023

23,258

40,819

Mixed

288

395

392

722

1,797

Asian or Asian British

204

489

1,005

2,188

3,886

Black or Black British

714

1,229

1,607

4,709

8,259

Chinese or Other

34

99

184

522

839

Unrecorded

9

28

25

78

140

1991 census codes

5

5

13

46

69

Immediate custodial sentence receptions by ethnicity and age band 2006

Ages

15-17

18-20

21-25

Over 25

Total

Total

5,291

12,694

19,437

50,712

88,134

White

4,154

10,247

15,155

40,266

69,822

Mixed

271

463

515

1,005

2,254

Asian or Asian British

229

645

1,493

2,831

5,198

Black or Black British

604

1,168

1,963

5,777

9,512

Chinese or Other

25

118

248

633

1,024

Unrecorded

6

49

48

159

262

1991 census codes

2

4

15

41

62

Remand receptions by ethnicity and age band 2007

Ages

15-17

18-20

21-25

Over 25

Total

Total

4,460

8,299

11,197

31,349

55,305

White

3,140

5,996

7,898

22,466

39,500

Mixed

308

392

420

793

1,913

Asian or Asian British

233

490

959

2,305

3,987

Black or Black British

721

1,293

1,616

4,952

8,582

Chinese or Other

42

115

262

753

1,172

Unrecorded

13

10

24

58

105

1991 census codes

3

3

18

22

46

Immediate custodial sentence receptions by ethnicity and age band 2007

Ages

15-17

18-20

21-25

Over 25

Total

Total

5,356

13,666

19,617

51,622

90,261

White

4,138

11,047

15,369

40,872

71,426

Mixed

369

586

630

1,022

2,607

Asian or Asian British

232

625

1,380

3,069

5,306

Black or Black British

582

1,277

1,919

5,794

9,572

Chinese or Other

24

106

247

720

1,097

Unrecorded

9

18

67

135

229

1991 census codes

2

7

5

10

24

Remand receptions by ethnicity and age band 2008

Ages

15-17

18-20

21-25

Over 25

All

All

4,051

8,413

11,460

33,493

57,417

White

2,772

5,934

8,086

23,976

40,768

Mixed

293

467

471

857

2,088

Asian or Asian British

233

546

983

2,690

4,452

Black or Black British

706

1,313

1,674

5,128

8,821

Chinese or Other

39

130

229

803

1,201

Unrecorded

6

13

14

37

70

1991 census codes

2

10

3

2

17

Ethnic by age (sentenced) 2008

15-17

18-20

21-25

Over 25

All

All

5,290

14,199

21,535

57,796

98,820

White

3,982

11,339

16,981

45,701

78,003

Mixed

331

621

723

1,209

2,884

Asian or British Asian

263

709

1,522

3,642

6,136

Black or Black British

691

1,401

2,044

6,232

10,368

Chinese and Other

14

112

222

933

1,281

Not recorded

7

12

34

69

122

1991 census codes

2

5

9

10

26