Rankings Methodology
Rankings Methodology
This page shows data for all IJR indicators, organized by pillar and theme. The visualisation below shows how the cluster of 18 large and mid-sized states fare on the chosen indicator, across all 3 IJRs. States ranked 1-6 for the indicator are shown in blue, those ranked 7-12 in light green and those ranked 13-18 in light brown. The table shows the indicator value as well as the raw data used to calculate it. Use the sort feature to sort any column in ascending or descending order. Use the filter feature in the first two columns to compare states or see results for only one IJR. To know more about the indicator, click on the ā€˜iā€™ button next to the indicator name. Use the side bar and indicator dropdown to navigate to other indicators across pillars and themes.

Improvement/decline in number of inmates per officer over 5 yrs

Pillar: Prisons

Theme: Trends

IJRs: 1, 2, 3


Inmates per prison officer = X

2016 | X1

2017 | X2 | ((X2/X1)-1)*100 = a

2018 | X3 | ((X3/X2)-1)*100 = b

2019 | X4 | ((X4/X3)-1)*100 = c

2020 | X5 | ((X5/X4)-1)*100 = d

2021 | X6 | ((X6/X5)-1)*100 = e

5-year average (a,b,c,d,e)

Benchmark: Not available

Scoring guide: Lower, the better

Latest period/date: Calendar year 2017 to 2021

Latest data source: Prison Statistics India

Notes: Officer comprises Superintendent + Deputy Superintendent + Assistant Superintendent + Jailor + Deputy Jailor + Assistant Jailor + Other Officers.

IJR 1: 1. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are not included as their 5-year data was not available separately. 2. PSI shows 0 prison officers/cadre staff in Dadra & Nagar Haveli for 3 of 5 years. 3. PSI shows 0 for all prison staff in Lakshadweep.

IJR 2: 1. PSI shows 0 actual prison officers for 2 of the 5 years for Dadra & Nagar Haveli. 2. PSI shows 0 actual officers for 1 of the 5 years considered for trends for Daman & Diu. 3. PSI shows 0 actual prison officers for all 5 years for Lakshadweep.

IJR 3: 1. Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh are not included as their 5-year data was not available separately. 2.           PSI shows 0 sanctioned and actual total staff for all 5 years for Lakshadweep.

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