Numbers of Youth Cautions and Sentences for the year 2017-18


Source: ONS




First tier: Absolute discharge, Compensation order, Conditional discharge, Fine, Referral order
Custody: Detention and training order
Community: Youth rehabilitation order
Pre-Court: Youth caution, Youth conditional caution

  • The total of all youth cautions and sentences for the year 2017-8 was 948.
  • Detention and training orders for youth offenders was the least used disposal for the year 2017-18, constituting 1% of all cautions and sentences.
  • Community sanctions constituted 15% of all youth cautions and sentences.
  • First tier disposals constituted 39% of all youth cautions and sentences.
  • Pre-court disposals constituted 42% of all youth cautions and sentences.

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