Sussex Pathways Facts.
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29% of prisoners have experienced abuse or observed violence in the home (41%) as a child.
The prison system has been overcrowded every year since 1994.
46% of adults are reconvicted within one year of release.
For those serving sentences of less than 12 months this increases to 58%. 20–30% of all offenders have learning disabilities.
37% of prisoners stated they require help with finding accommodation upon release.
60% of prisoners reported that having a place to live would help them to stop reoffending.
Ex-offenders who have a job are between 30% and 50% less likely to re-offend.