4517.0 - Prisoners in Australia, 2016 Quality Declaration 
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Prior adult imprisonment

At 30 June, 2016:
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners were more likely than non-Indigenous prisoners to have experienced prior imprisonment (76% compared to 49%). (Table 8)

Graph Image for PROPORTION OF PRIOR ADULT IMPRISONMENT, Indigenous status by most serious offence or charge(a)

Footnote(s): (a) For a definition of most serious offence/charge, see Explanatory Notes, paragraphs 85–87.

Source(s): Prisoners in Australia