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Statistics

There are a variety of statistics relevant to the work of the Department of the Attorney General

In addition to Department statistics, the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Productivity Commission publish regular crime and justice statistics.

Departmental Statistics

Statistical Summary

The statistical summary includes workload and population statistics for various jurisdictions of the Department of the Attorney General.

Supreme Court

District Court

Magistrates Court

State Administrative Tribunal

Children's Court

Fines Enforcement

Indigenous Defendants

The Productivity Commission's Report on Government Services

The Report on Government Services is an annual report commissioned by the Council of Australian Governments. The purpose is to provide information on the equity, efficiency and effectiveness of government services in Australia. 

Chapter 7 in Volume C of the report provides a comprehensive view of the major court systems and how they vary between the states and territories.

Australian Bureau of Statistics Publications

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is Australia’s national statistical agency. The ABS provides key statistics on a wide range of economic, environmental and social issues.

Criminal Courts, Australia - This publication presents statistics about defendants dealt with by the criminal jurisdiction of the Higher (Supreme and Intermediate), Magistrates' and Children's Courts of Australia.

Federal Defendants, Australia - This publication presents statistics relating to finalised defendants charged with federal offences and heard in the criminal jurisdiction of the Higher (Supreme and Intermediate), Magistrates' and Children's Courts across Australia.

Corrective Services, Australia - This publication presents statistics about persons either held in adult corrective services custody or who are serving adult community-based orders in Australia.

Recorded Crime - Offenders, Australia - This publication presents statistics relating to the number and characteristics of alleged offenders who have been proceeded against by police.


Last updated: 16-Jan-2017

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