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Corrections measures

This dashboard provides information on the following measures:

Remand

  • remand rate (per 100,000 adult population)
  • time on remand (average months).

Prison

  • imprisonment rate (per 100,000 adult population)
  • Aboriginal imprisonment rate (per 100,000 Aboriginal adult population)
  • non-Aboriginal imprisonment rate (per 100,000 non-Aboriginal adult population)
  • proportion of Aboriginal offenders under DCS supervision that are in prison
  • proportion of non-Aboriginal offenders under DCS supervision that are in prison
  • number of people in custody under Part 8A of the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 (mental incapacity)
  • prisoners returning to correctional services (under sentence within 2 years).

Community corrections

  • community-based corrections rate (per 100,000 adult population)
  • successful completion of community-based sanctions (% of offenders)
  • number of people in the community  subject to an order/on licence pursuant to Part 8A of the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 (mental incapacity).

For definitions of terms and data counting rules, please refer to the CJSRC measures technical report (PDF 608KB).