Prison Statistics

UK Prison Population (5th April 2013) – 83,867
(Source: http://www.justice.gov.uk/downloads/statistics/hmp)

Convicts aboard the first British convict fleet of ships to land in Australia in 1788 – 717 (Source: http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/1stfleet.html)

chosen: An interesting comparison between the two very different figures and the change in culture

Submitted by: Mark Wilson

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