Recorded Crime - Offenders, 2015-16

What exactly is the picture in Australia when it comes to crime?

 

 

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KEY FINDINGS

  • The number of offenders proceeded against by police in Australia during 2015–16 increased for the fourth consecutive year to total 422,067 offenders, an increase of 1% (or 5,016 offenders) from 2014–15.
  • However, after adjusting for population growth, there was little change in the national offender rate with 2,023 offenders per 100,000 persons aged 10 years and over, compared to an offender rate of 2,027 in 2014–15.
  • Since the beginning of the time series in 2008–09 the number of offenders has increased by 12% (or 46,474 offenders). Over the same period the offender rate increased by less than 1% (from 2,006 to 2,023 offenders per 100,000 persons aged 10 years and over).


OFFENDER NUMBERS INCREASED IN ALMOST ALL STATES AND TERRITORIES

 

Recorded Crime - Offenders, 2015-16

 

 

Source:  Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.abs.gov.au
 

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