Young adult prisoner

A young adult prisoner is a person serving an imprisonment term in a juvenile detention centre. The decision on sending young offenders to serve their sentences at juvenile detention centres is made by the Prison Tribunal. A juvenile detention centre is a specific institution or unit in an institution.

Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1900 - 30 September 2006

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus