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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 - April 2017 (608KB).