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.