4519.0 Recorded Crime - Offenders, 2011-12
This publication presents statistics relating to offenders who were proceeded against by police during the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012, for all states and territories. These statistics describe the characteristics of offenders, including the principle offence for which offenders were proceeded against.
4530.0 Crime Victimisation, Australia, 2011-12
This publication presents results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) national Crime Victimisation Survey, conducted from July 2011 to June 2012 using the ABS Multipurpose Household Survey (MPHS). The survey collected data about the people's experience of crime victimisation for a selected range of personal and household offences. The survey also collected data about whether victims reported these incidents to police, characteristics of victims and characteristics of their most recent incident, and people's perceptions of social disorder in their local area.
4513.0 Criminal Courts, Australia, 2011-12
This publication presents nationally comparable statistics relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the Higher (Supreme and Intermediate), Magistrates' and Children's Courts across Australia for the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012. The statistics describe the characteristics of defendants, including information on the offences and sentences associated with those defendants.
4517.0 - Prisoners in Australia
This publication presents national statistics on prisoners who were in adult corrective services custody on 30 June 2012. These statistics describe the characteristics of prisoners, their sentence length, the most serious offence/charge for which offenders are imprisoned, and provide a basis for measuring change over time.
4524.0 In Focus: Crime and Justice Statistics, July 2012
This publication presents analysis and commentary on a range of topics using ABS Crime and Justice statistical sources. The July release provides a detailed analysis of the relationship between crime victimisation and social well-being.
4515.0 Federal Defendants, Selected States and Territories, 2010-11
This publication presents comparable statistics relating to cases of Federal Defendants heard in the criminal jurisdiction of the Higher (Supreme and Intermediate), Magistrates' and Children's Courts across Australia for the period 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011. The statistics describe the characteristics of defendants with finalised federal offences, including information about their offences and sentence outcomes.
4528.0 Personal Fraud, 2010-11
This publication presents results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Personal Fraud Survey, conducted throughout Australia from July 2010 to June 2011 as part of the 2010-11 Multi-Purpose Household Survey (MPHS). Topics in the survey are identity fraud, including credit, debit or bank card fraud and identity theft, and a selected range of scams. The publication includes information about the characteristics of the most recent incidents of personal frauds, and demographic details of victims and non-victims.
4533.0 - Directory of Family and Domestic Violence Statistics
The Directory is a new on-line reference tool, designed to improve community awareness of statistical information in this field by providing a single multi-disciplinary reference point for information about data sources across the health, welfare, family and community services and crime and justice sectors. The Directory contains detailed information about many sources of Australian and State / Territory government statistical data relating to Family and Domestic Violence, including the collection methodology, data items available, contact details for obtaining data and hyperlinks to publications.
4512.0 – Corrective Services, Australia, June 2012
This publication contains national information about persons in adult custody and community-based corrections in Australia. Quarterly information is presented for each state and territory. Information available includes: sex; age; imprisonment rates; legal status (sentenced, unsentenced); type of custody (secure, open); sentenced receptions; federal prisoners and type of community-based corrective services orders. Indigenous data are also available.
Are you interested in receiving updates about upcoming publications? Contact Us
There were 18,020 victims of sexual assault recorded by police, 25% of these victims were aged 10 to 14 years. 
The number of migration and people smuggling offences finalised in Australia's Criminal Courts rose from 220 in 2009-10 to 488 in 2010-11. 
The most common principal offences for male offenders were public order offences and acts intended to cause injury (20% and 19% respectively); for female offenders it was theft (30%). 
The number of defendants finalised in the Criminal Courts has declined from 695,331 in 2008-09 to 572,251 in 2011-12. 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners comprised just over a quarter (27% or 7,982) of the total prisoner population in 2012, up from one-fifth (20% or 4498) in 2002. 
The ABS Crime Victimisation Survey 2011-12 found that the number of victims of non face-to-face threatened assault, which includes threats made via SMS, email or social media, rose from 170,700 in 2010-11 to 213,100 in 2011-12. 
Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.