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Prisoners: Ethnic Groups

Volume 508: debated on Thursday 8 April 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many prisoners there were of each ethnicity in each (a) prison and (b) young offender institution in England and Wales as at 1 March 2010. (325842)

The following table shows the numbers of prisoners by each ethnicity in all prison establishments including young offender institutions, which are indicated, in England and Wales as at 30 June 2009 (latest published figures).

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.

Prison population of England and Wales by ethnic group as at 30 June 2009

White

Mixed

Asian or Asian British

Black or Black British

Chinese or Other

Not stated

Unrecorded

1991 census codes

Total

All

60,770

2,852

6,011

12,017

1,412

159

14

219

83,454

Altcourse

1,160

21

58

49

18

2

0

6

1,314

Askham Grange

101

4

9

6

2

0

0

0

122

Acklington

890

9

27

10

4

0

0

0

940

Albany

461

6

16

68

0

1

1

1

554

Ashfield1

239

30

16

50

0

1

0

2

338

Ashwell

141

4

26

24

4

0

0

0

200

Aylesbury1

209

34

29

154

4

1

0

1

433

Belmarsh

508

36

73

252

25

0

0

3

897

Buckley Hall

304

7

34

30

1

1

0

0

377

Blundeston

303

22

42

139

6

1

0

1

514

Bedford

309

29

48

70

5

0

0

0

461

Blantyre House

86

1

2

25

2

1

0

1

118

Bristol

502

19

16

56

11

1

0

2

607

Birmingham

908

68

181

263

21

2

0

1

1,444

Bullingdon

769

47

90

147

21

3

0

4

1,081

Brinsford1

340

32

67

77

5

0

0

0

521

Bullwood Hall

51

4

49

73

52

0

0

0

229

Brixton

346

30

71

331

13

0

0

1

792

Bronzefield

308

20

13

80

16

2

0

0

439

Chelmsford

497

22

48

113

11

0

0

1

692

Cardiff

705

24

33

31

17

5

0

5

819

Camp Hill

371

22

32

133

7

1

0

0

566

Cookham Wood1

63

4

0

18

1

0

0

0

86

Coldingley

317

17

27

138

4

3

0

0

506

Castington1

343

5

6

8

6

0

0

3

371

Channings Wood

643

11

15

51

2

0

0

0

722

Canterbury

84

6

55

96

53

0

0

0

295

Dartmoor

526

15

18

56

2

3

0

0

620

Dovegate

590

29

67

153

6

3

0

0

848

Drake Hall

181

12

5

57

6

0

0

0

261

Durham

863

8

17

19

47

0

0

4

958

Doncaster

900

21

68

74

16

2

0

22

1,103

Dorchester

196

3

6

15

3

0

0

3

226

Deerbolt1

395

11

14

11

0

0

0

1

431

Dover

22

0

78

130

80

0

0

0

310

Downview

176

20

16

115

10

3

0

0

340

Erlestoke

364

13

17

70

2

1

0

1

468

Sheppey Cluster (Standford Hill)

304

14

33

86

8

2

0

4

450

East Sutton Park

43

7

3

31

4

0

0

0

88

Everthorpe

582

14

48

28

1

0

0

1

674

Eastwood Park

250

17

14

27

10

0

0

0

317

Exeter

502

6

5

15

0

1

0

3

531

Sheppey Cluster (Elmley)

788

21

38

97

8

1

0

1

954

Forest Bank

911

25

110

87

10

0

0

1

1,144

Ford

355

15

51

102

4

1

0

1

529

Foston Hall

190

8

6

11

2

0

0

0

217

Frankland

627

19

23

54

7

4

0

0

734

Feltham1

188

75

61

322

22

7

0

5

680

Full Sutton

421

26

41

75

3

11

0

0

577

Featherstone

470

28

77

103

4

0

0

0

682

Garth

679

19

58

52

9

0

0

0

817

Gloucester

238

7

12

24

2

0

0

4

287

Guys Marsh

435

22

17

95

4

0

0

1

575

Grendon/Spring Hill

368

27

50

68

0

2

0

0

516

Glen Parva1

576

69

39

95

10

1

0

4

793

Gartree

513

16

54

80

11

3

0

1

678

Hollesley Bay

238

9

17

67

4

0

0

0

334

Huntercombe1

111

26

26

93

3

0

0

1

260

Moorland Open

185

9

31

13

3

0

0

0

241

Hewell

998

39

121

165

20

1

0

0

1,344

Holme House

884

7

29

19

7

0

0

2

948

Hindley1

250

12

12

10

0

0

0

5

289

Hull

934

14

33

18

13

0

0

6

1,018

High Down

659

36

75

278

17

1

0

6

1,073

Highpoint

514

38

79

276

18

3

0

1

930

Haslar

31

4

49

49

18

1

0

0

151

Haverigg

558

10

41

18

2

1

0

0

629

Holloway

259

24

14

106

23

0

0

2

428

Kirkham

489

14

43

19

1

1

0

1

568

Kennet

321

3

1

10

1

0

0

0

336

Kirklevington Grange

216

4

40

9

1

0

0

0

270

Lancaster

208

2

14

5

0

0

0

0

228

Leicester

240

12

62

33

7

0

0

2

357

Leeds

897

38

131

58

22

1

9

1

1,157

Lancaster Farms1

408

29

20

29

1

0

0

6

493

Lowdham Grange

445

32

69

122

15

2

0

0

685

Lindholme

736

38

144

159

35

2

0

0

1,114

Lincoln

609

8

8

24

18

0

0

2

670

Long Lartin

327

23

69

108

6

3

0

1

537

Latchmere House

87

12

23

68

3

0

0

0

193

Low Newton

294

3

1

9

4

0

0

0

311

Liverpool

1,101

25

82

92

35

0

0

2

1,337

Littlehey

526

27

52

97

6

3

0

0

711

Lewes

567

11

17

63

5

0

0

1

664

Leyhill

387

12

37

44

7

0

0

5

492

Moorland Closed

599

37

53

73

5

3

0

0

771

Morton Hall

132

18

8

154

16

1

0

0

328

Manchester

916

38

120

123

18

1

0

10

1,226

Maidstone

409

8

35

125

9

2

0

1

590

Mount (The)

343

46

87

257

24

6

0

0

763

Edmunds Hill

215

14

42

87

11

0

0

0

369

New Hall

326

9

8

14

13

0

0

0

370

Nottingham

393

20

48

69

9

1

0

6

545

Northallerton1

207

8

11

5

1

0

0

0

232

North Sea Camp

250

10

24

18

2

0

0

0

303

Norwich

410

8

17

56

8

0

1

2

502

Onley

491

39

61

96

2

3

0

0

692

Peterborough

740

33

50

101

25

1

0

1

950

Portland1

316

35

29

161

7

1

0

3

553

Parkhurst

346

16

31

86

5

6

0

2

491

Preston

659

9

57

11

7

0

0

3

746

Parc

1,040

27

29

56

9

1

0

13

1,175

Kingston (Portsmouth)

139

7

12

16

1

0

0

0

175

Pentonville

507

47

146

365

34

0

1

7

1,105

Rochester1

340

40

49

210

9

0

0

0

647

Reading1

188

17

14

15

6

0

0

2

242

Rye Hill

406

24

59

153

8

2

0

1

654

Ranby

749

37

108

149

10

0

0

1

1,054

Risley

875

24

90

78

11

1

0

1

1,080

Send

209

8

12

42

7

0

0

0

278

Stafford

572

23

73

58

6

3

0

0

735

Stoke Heath1

460

28

40

50

1

1

0

0

580

Stocken

617

33

63

85

8

1

0

0

807

Sheppey Cluster (Swaleside)

463

29

74

246

9

3

0

2

826

Shepton Mallet

167

1

1

17

1

1

0

0

188

Swinfen Hall1

406

56

43

105

3

1

0

1

616

Styal

381

8

12

28

19

1

0

1

450

Sudbury

379

21

81

85

2

3

0

0

570

Swansea

368

5

11

10

3

0

0

1

398

Shrewsbury

250

2

14

19

5

0

0

0

290

Thorn Cross1

243

13

29

12

1

0

0

3

301

Usk/Prescoed

392

3

9

20

2

1

0

0

426

Verne (The)

235

11

39

287

17

0

0

0

589

Wellingborough

369

28

47

172

8

3

0

0

628

Winchester

588

21

24

40

14

0

1

1

689

Wakefield

588

23

40

70

6

9

0

0

735

Wealstun

394

20

64

37

2

1

0

0

517

Woodhill

581

46

55

104

14

1

1

8

809

Warren Hill1

125

13

9

40

2

0

0

0

188

Wayland

703

39

50

189

18

0

0

1

1,000

Wymott

979

18

70

53

6

1

0

0

1,127

Werrington1

93

14

10

12

1

0

0

0

130

Wolds

338

11

18

20

0

0

0

0

388

Whitemoor

231

26

46

129

8

3

0

1

444

Wormwood Scrubs

606

62

191

399

30

1

1

3

1,293

Whatton

730

6

54

45

3

2

0

0

840

Wandsworth

947

58

158

435

64

6

0

7

1,675

Wetherby1

299

24

15

14

5

0

0

3

360

1 Establishments which serve as Young Offender Institutions