4517.0 - Prisoners in Australia, 2018 Quality Declaration 
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PRIOR ADULT IMPRISONMENT

As in previous years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners were more likely than non-Indigenous prisoners to have experienced prior imprisonment (75% compared to 50%). (Table 9)

Graph Image for PROPORTION OF PRIOR IMPRISONMENT(a), Indigenous status by offence or charge(b), 30 June 2018

Footnote(s): (a) Prior adult imprisonment under sentence. (b) For a definition of most serious offence/charge, see Explanatory Notes, paragraphs 84–86.

Source(s): Prisoners in Australia