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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 that is 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. If you are seeking publications released by OCSAR or information on Justice data, please email AGDPolicyAndAnalytics [at] sa.gov.au


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.

Young offenders’ data

This information provides an outline of police apprehensions involving young people (aged 10 to 17 years) in South Australia and the number of young people under supervision.

Police apprehensions involving young people

Young people under supervision



  • Email: AGDPolicyAndAnalytics [at] sa.gov.au
  • Phone: +61 8  8463 4364