This summary report sets out the key findings from an analysis of young offenders in the youth justice system.


Understanding the educational background of young offenders: amended summary report

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Understanding the educational background of young offenders: summary report

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These are the headline results from a data sharing project between the Department for Education (DFE) and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ). The analysis focuses on those young offenders sentenced in 2014 matched to DFE data.

The amendment adds a breakdown of education characteristics by a more granular categorisation of custodial sentence lengths.

Published 12 December 2016
Last updated 1 August 2019 + show all updates

  1. Amended summary report published.
  2. First published.