Statistical Analysis and Evaluation of Crime Committed by Inmates in Benin Prison in Edo State using Time Series Model

Ogbeide, E. Michael, Sarah, O. Elakhe


Crimes exist in every society. This paper presents the statistical analysis of crime committed Inmates in Benin City Prison in Edo State with a suitable model using a time series approach. The paper examines the extent of crime committed in the prison for a period of seven years between 1999 to 2005. The study showedsss that age has no influence on the type of crime committed and that religion has no influence on the crime rate. The presentation gives future forecast in the population of prisoners in the prison with available crime rate data.

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