4512.0 - Corrective Services, Australia, December quarter 2018 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/03/2019
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ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION
This publication presents information on persons in custody and persons serving community-based corrections orders under the authority of corrective services agencies. The statistics are derived from information provided to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) from administrative records held by corrective services agencies in each state and territory and from the Australian Government Attorney-General's Department for details on federal prisoners. Details are provided for each state and territory on: prisoner numbers and imprisonment rates by sex, legal status and type of custody; prisoner numbers and rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners; the number of receptions into custody by sex, Indigenous status and legal status; the number of federal prisoners; the number and rate of persons serving community-based corrections orders; the number of community-based orders by type of order; and the number of persons in community-based corrections by sex and Indigenous status.
The ABS acknowledges the valuable contribution of the Board of Management and the Advisory Group of the National Corrective Services Statistics Unit as well as the staff of the various agencies that provide the statistics that are presented in this publication.
The figures in this publication may be subject to rounding.
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