Young Offender Institutions: Ethnic Groups

Home Department written question – answered on 27th March 2007.

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Photo of Vincent Cable Vincent Cable Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of prisoners in each young offender institution are from ethnic minorities, broken down by (a) race and (b) religion.

Photo of Gerry Sutcliffe Gerry Sutcliffe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

holding answer 15 March 2007

Information on (a) numbers and percentages of ethnic minority detainees in all young offender and juvenile institutions in England and Wales as at 31 January 2007 and (b) the numbers by religious affiliation can be found 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.

(a) To show numbers of under 21s and young offenders and their break-down by racial group
As percentage of all
All ethnic minority Ethnic minorities Mixed Asian or Asian British Black or Black British Chinese or other
All 2,436 28 5 6 16 1
Ashfield 92 23 4 7 11 0
Aylesbury 217 49 6 8 34 2
Brinsford 108 38 9 9 20 0
Chelmsford 20 33 5 10 18 0
Cookham Wood 1 11 0 0 11 0
Castington 14 9 2 1 6 0
Drake Hall 3 20 7 0 13 0
Deerbolt 53 12 3 5 5 0
East Sutton Park 5 56 0 12 44 0
Eastwood Park 9 13 6 3 4 0
Elmley 3 13 5 0 8 0
Foston Hall 3 34 22 0 11 0
Feltham 235 59 9 6 42 1
Guys Marsh 8 12 4 0 7 0
Glen Parva 106 20 5 5 9 1
Hollesley Bay (Warren Hill) 4 23 11 6 6 0
Huntercombe 172 48 10 7 30 0
Moorland Open 14 31 2 26 2 0
Hindley 61 15 4 3 7 0
Highdown 29 49 9 4 37 0
Holloway 27 28 7 0 18 3
Lancaster Farms 32 8 1 3 3 0
Moorland 92 26 5 7 13 0
New Hall 7 11 5 2 5 0
Northallerton 20 8 2 3 3 0
Norwich 26 22 4 4 13 0
Onley 83 35 4 11 19 1
Portland 228 42 6 5 30 1
Parc 23 11 1 2 8 0
Rochester 172 45 7 7 30 1
Reading 1 10 0 10 0 0
Stoke Heath 119 19 4 6 8 0
Swinfen Hall 201 32 4 10 18 1
Styal 5 12 2 0 7 2
Thorn Cross 38 15 3 7 5 0
Warren Hill 79 35 8 7 17 3
Werrington 48 30 10 5 15 1
Wetherby 78 23 10 4 8 0
(b) To show the proportions of religious groups within the ethnic minority population
Percentage( 1)
Anglican Free Church Roman Catholic Christian Buddhist Hindu Muslim Sikh Not-recognised and other No religion
All 7 0 2 1 0 0 10 0 0 6
Ashfield 8 0 2 0 0 0 10 0 0 4
Aylesbury 15 0 4 2 0 1 20 0 0 5
Brinsford 10 0 2 1 0 0 11 1 0 13
Chelmsford 10 0 2 2 0 2 13 0 0 5
Cookham Wood 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Castington 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Drake Hall 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
Deerbolt 3 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 4
East Sutton Park 33 0 11 0 0 0 12 0 0 0
Eastwood Park 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 6
Elmley 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 5
Foston Hall 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 22
Feltham 16 2 8 3 0 0 23 0 0 6
Guys Marsh 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
Glen Parva 5 0 1 1 0 0 6 0 0 7
Hollesley Bay (Warren Hill) 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 6
Huntercombe 18 1 3 1 0 0 18 0 0 6
Moorland Open 4 0 0 0 0 0 20 4 0 2
Hindley 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 6
Highdown 16 0 5 0 0 0 26 0 0 2
Holloway 7 0 4 3 1 0 4 0 0 7
Lancaster Farms 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Moorland 5 0 2 0 1 0 8 1 0 8
New Hall 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
Northallerton 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Norwich 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 7
Onley 8 0 3 3 0 0 15 1 0 6
Portland 9 1 4 4 0 0 19 0 0 5
Parc 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 4
Rochester 15 0 3 3 0 1 17 1 0 6
Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
Stoke Heath 3 0 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 6
Swinfen Hall 8 0 2 2 0 0 12 1 0 7
Styal 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Thorn Cross 2 0 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 4
Warren Hill 10 0 1 1 0 0 11 0 1 10
Werrington 4 0 5 1 1 0 8 1 1 10
Wetherby 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 1 0 11
(1) In each case the figure is the percentage the religious group is of the total establishment population.

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