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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2006  
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Contents >> Chapter 11 - Crime and justice >> Community-based corrections

COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS

During the March quarter 2005 there was an average of 52,227 people in community-based corrections, with sentenced probation being the most prevalent option for all states and territories (table 11.46).

11.46 PERSONS IN COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS(a)(b) - March quarter 2005

Type of penalty
NSW(a)
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Community-based corrections
17,865
8,187
11,561
5,841
5,520
1,032
1,086
1,135
52,227
Restricted movement
192
20
69
336
20
. .
60
4
701
Reparation
Fine option
159
1,610
1,391
827
311
n.p.
n.p.
. .
4,413
Community service
4,704
1,000
1,867
1,380
2,208
450
244
96
11,950
Supervision (compliance)
Parole
4,092
1,482
953
946
1,315
90
144
120
9,142
Bail
240
. .
. .
733
229
. .
4
210
1,417
Sentenced probation
10,586
4,302
7,631
2,591
3,523
517
668
827
30,645

(a) Average of figures for the first day of each month in the quarter.
(b) As a person may have more than one type of order, the sum of the components may be greater than the total.

Source: Corrective Services, Australia, March Quarter 2005 (4512.0).


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