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Crime and justice data

Data has been gathered from different government agencies to help inform public debate on crime and justice in South Australia. Information available to the public is listed below.


South Australia Police (SAPOL) provide monthly suburb-level crime data via an interactive map.

Yearly suburb-level crime data is also available on Data.SA.

The Office of Crime Statistics and Research (OCSAR) has closed. Its core functions have shifted to the Justice Policy and Analytics group in the Attorney-General’s Department.

Email AGDPolicyAndAnalytics [at] sa.gov.au for publications released by OCSAR or information on Justice data.


Magistrates Court

This data includes cases that are lodged, finalised and pending with the Magistrates Court.

District Court

This data includes cases that are lodged, finalised and pending with the District Court:


This data outlines the number of prisoners on remand or serving or discharged from a jail sentence .

Note - Figures are a snapshot of people in custody on 1 June and may vary over time.

Domestic Violence

Family and domestic violence data extracted from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ publication Recorded Crime – Victims, Australia which provides a snapshot of the extent of domestic violence in South Australia.

Domestic Violence in South Australia

Young offenders’ data

Police apprehensions

This information outlines police apprehensions involving young people (aged 10 to 17 years) in South Australia.

Young people under supervision

This information shows the number of young people (aged 10 to 17 years) under supervision in South Australia.

Young people under supervision


Email: AGDPolicyAndAnalytics [at] sa.gov.au

Phone: 8463 4364


SA Gaming statistics on the Consumer and Business Services (CBS) website provides information about:

  • revenue
  • average return to player
  • the number of venues. 


SA liquor statistics on the CBS website shows the total number of  licenses in SA for the previous financial year, excluding limited licenses - eg for events.