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Probation: New Cases

Probation is a community-based rehabilitation programme that aims to bring about positive changes in offenders through targeted interventions and working with the families.

Probationers may continue with most of his / her day-to-day activities, but is required to comply with certain conditions as stipulated by the Court.

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New Orders* by Gender



Gender  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  2018 
Male 1,073 962 935 736 693 711 533  459  382  364
Female 224 236 169 189 142 121 104  70  69  61
Total 1,297 1,198 1,104 925 835 835 637  529  451  425

*Cases placed on probation

New Orders* by Age



Age  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
12 years and below 9 9 9 7 5 8 5 3  3  1
13-15 years 345 291 254 184 191 179 128 84  76  73
16-18 years 621 548 445 409 344 373 290 226  186  184
19-21 years 271 249 268 200 228 201 147 176  159  143
22 years and above 51 101 128 125 67 71 67 40  27  24
Total 1,297 1,198 1,104 925 835 832 637 529  451  425

*Cases placed on probation

New Orders* by Family Structure

 

Family Structure 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  2017  2018
Two-parent nuclear family 859 800 700 564 494 477 364 251  240  243
Single-parent nuclear family 276 251 245 208 194 227 180 158  133  120
Reconstituted fmaily 119 100 91 102 109 84 74 71  47  29
Other family structures 43 47 68 51 38 44 19 49  31  33
Total 1,297 1,198 1,104 925 835 832 637 529  451  425

*Cases placed on probation

New Orders* by Household Income

 

Household Income 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  2018 
Less than $1,000 90 92 90 60 66 48 36 51  26  31
$1,000 - $1,999 276 277 219 161 146 139 93 90  66  65
$2,000 - $2,999 305 255 233 186 163 160 117 79  80  84
$3,000 - $3,999 229 208 176 170 135 122 105 94  85  63
$4,000 and above 397 366 386 348 325 363 286 215  194  182
Total 1,297 1,198 1,104 925 835 832 637 529  451  425

*Cases placed on probation

New Orders* by Length of Probation Order

 

Length of Probation Order 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  2017  2018
6 - 12 months 219 181 177 170 106 69 30 22  15  17
13 - 15 months 319 286 243 201 210 201 129 95  72  0
16 - 18 months 434 318 284 238 211 258 175 141  130  173
19 - 21 months 138 129 116 115 114 115 103 92  75  0
22 - 24 months 144 203 170 151 132 145 151 123  119  203
25 - 36 months 43 81 114 53 62 44 49 56  40  32
Total 1,297 1,198 1,104 925 835 832 637 529  451  425

*Cases placed on probation

New Orders* by Grade of Probation Order

 

Grade of Probation 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  2017  2018
Administrative / Split (Supervised-Administrative) 6 6 17 2 1 3 1 4  1  3
Supervised 696 599 514 452 330 311 169 144  94  119
Intensive / Split (Intensive-Supervised) 595 593 573 471 504 518 467 381  356  303
Total 1,297 1,198 1,104 925 835 832 637 529  451  425

*Cases placed on probation

Source: Ministry of Social and Family Development

Statistics were last updated on 13 June 2019. 

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