This document was added or updated on 23/07/2015.
23/07/2015 Corrections have been made to state, territory and national numbers for country of birth in Table 21 "Prisoners, selected country of birth by state/territory" in the data cube "Prisoner characteristics, States and Territories". Commentary has been replaced for the page "Prisoner characteristics, Australia - Country of birth".
17/04/2015 New information has been released providing statistics about federal offenders (prisoners and parolees) under the authority of corrective services agencies as at 30 June 2014. The data cube presents information for New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory. The data cube presents statistics on sex, age, Indigenous status, country of birth, aggregate sentence/order length and offences of federal offenders. The publication text has been updated with commentary and graphs on federal offenders, and the Explanatory Notes and Glossary have been updated to include federal offender data items, concepts and issues.