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Corrective Services

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Provides information on persons in custody and community-based corrections. Data are derived from administrative records held by corrective services agencies within each state and territory. Statistics on federal prisoners are derived from records kept by the Criminal Law Division of the Australian Government Attorney-General's Department. Data are collected and released on a quarterly basis.

Main topics

Imprisonment rates
Type of custody
Full time custody
Periodic detention
Community-based corrections
Sentenced prisoner receptions
Legal status
Type of order
Federal sentenced persons
Indigenous/ non-indigenous persons

Statistical releases

Corrective Services, Australia (cat. no. 4512.0)

Commonwealth of Australia 2008

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