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In 2012, the majority of police investigations into murder and attempted murder were finalised within 30 days of a victim becoming known to police (69% or 117 victims and 70% or 112 victims respectively). The offences least likely to be finalised at 30 days were unlawful entry with intent (11% or 22,737 victims), motor vehicle theft (15% or 8,933 victims), and other theft (16% or 80,436 victims).
Footnote(s): (a) The definition of a victim varies according to the category of offence. Includes all victim types. (b) Western Australia sexual assault figures may be understated (see Explanatory Notes paragraph 73). (c) Counts for New South Wales may be slightly inflated (see Explanatory Notes paragraph 59). (d) The offences included in other theft can vary between states and territories.