Official Statistics

Prison performance statistics 2018 to 2019

Supplement to the HMPPS Annual Report and Accounts 2018 to 2019.



Prison unit costs cover the direct and overall cost of prison places and prisoner population. This publication covers 2018 to 2019.

The bulletin is released by the Ministry of Justice and produced in accordance with arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Pre-release list

Prison unit cost statistics is produced and handled by the Ministry of Justice’s (MOJ) accounting professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons:

Ministry of Justice

Minister’s Office:

  • Minister of State with responsibility for Prisons and Probation
  • Private Secretary
  • Deputy Private Secretary (Prisons Desk)
  • Deputy Principal Private Secretary (Prisons & Probation Desk)

Permanent Secretary’s Office:

  • Permanent Secretary
  • Head of Permanent Secretary’s Office, Assistant Private Secretary

Financial Officer Group:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance Director, Financial Management & Control Directorate
  • MOJ Strategy, Planning & Performance Director
  • Deputy Director, Management Accounting & Future Finance Programme
  • Deputy Director, Financial Change & Planning
  • Head of HMPPS Management Accounting
  • Head of Finance Business Partnering for Prisons
  • Lead Finance Business Partner: Public Sector Prisons
  • Finance Business Partner, Head of Contracted Services
  • Senior Business Partner, HMPPS Finance Directorate
  • Head of Consolidated Accounts and HMPPS Financial Accounts
  • Head of HMPPS Financial Accounts
  • Head of Governance- HMPPS
  • Senior Management Accounts Team Leaders x 2
  • Strategic Accounting Manager

Data & Analytical Services Directorate:

  • Deputy Director, MOJ Data & Analytical Services Directorate
  • Head of Operational Analysis
  • Head of Prison, Probation, Reoffending and Payment by Result Statistics

External Communications:

  • Press Officers (x6)

HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • HMPPS; Business Manager to the CEO
Published 31 October 2019