After reaching a peak of 10,822 in April this year, the number of adults in custody in NSW fell back to 10,515 in June.
This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data and comparisons between the current and previous quarter for age, gender, indigenous status, most serious offence and the average length of stay.
Separate figures are presented for juveniles and adults.
The counting unit is a custodial episode. An individual will be counted multiple times in a period if they have multiple custodial episodes in that period.