The state government relies on robust data on key issues and trends to inform its decision-making on initiatives aimed at improving the performance of South Australia's justice system.
A series of data dashboards have been prepared, involving data gathered from government agencies that helps to highlight the impact of existing policies to date, and help inform the public debate moving forward.
Information over time on the number of prisoners on remand, serving a sentence and discharged, categorised by most serious offence can be found in custody data.
The Office of Crime Statistics and Research (OCSAR) is responsible for researching and monitoring crime trends and the criminal justice system within South Australia. For more information:
- view crime publications and statistics - publications and research papers about the criminal justice system
- use Crime Mapper - an interactive application that shows the geographic distribution of offences recorded by police in South Australia
- explore domestic violence data through an interactive online data visualisation tool.