The number of sex offenders in prison and the number attending programmes constantly varies. Therefore the information is not available. In addition, not all sex offenders are suitable or eligible for the programme. The following table provides information on the number of sex offender treatment programme completions in the Prison Service, and data on the sex offender population(1) at
(1 )Defined as prisoners with an index offence of a sexual nature.
|SOTP completions( 1)||Sex offender population at 30 June( 2)|
|(1) Figures includes both public and contracted sectors. |
(2 )Immediate custodial sentenced population in prison establishments for sexual offences.