4515.0 - Federal Defendants, Australia, 2018-19 Quality Declaration 
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Key statistics

During 2018–19:

  • There were 10,162 federal defendants finalised, a decrease of 18% (2,242) from the previous year.
  • There were decreases in the number of federal defendants finalised in all states and territories.
  • The most common principal federal offence type was Harassment and threatening behaviour (39%, 3,915 defendants).
  • The most common sentence was a monetary order. Of the 7,037 federal defendants proven guilty, 43% (3,018) received a monetary order.