4517.0 - Prisoners in Australia, 2013 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/12/2013   
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Between the 2012 and 2013 Prisoner Census:
  • the prisoner population increased in all states and territories, except Western Australia and Tasmania
  • the largest increase in prisoner numbers were in Queensland (483), Victoria (456) and New South Wales (252)
  • the highest proportional increases in prisoner numbers were for Australia Capital Territory (13%), Queensland, Victoria, and South Australia (all 9%)
  • the prisoner population decreased by 2% in Tasmania and 1% in Western Australia. (Table 15)

Graph Image for CHANGE IN PRISONER NUMBERS, between 30 June 2012 and 30 June 2013