Definition of 'prison population'
Example sentences containing 'prison population'
The Sun (2007)
He said that issues with sentencing and the future size and shape of the prison population would be addressed.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
A large percentage of the current prison population would have been helped by similar forward planning.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
More than a quarter of the prison population has been in care yet they make up less than 1 per cent of the population.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
About one in three of Norway's prison population is foreign born.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'prison population'
View usage over:
Definition of prison population from the Collins English Dictionary
Why every generation is at risk
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' in the run-up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.