NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research


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Research report

16 Jun 2014

Being a victim of violent crime has a damaging effect on mental health, particularly for women, according to this report.

The needs and experiences of victims of crime have become increasingly recognised as an important aspect of criminal justice and public policy. In Australia,...

Research report

2 Jun 2014

In the 24 months to March 2014, domestic violence, indecent assault and fraud increased in New South Wales, while other types of major offences decreased or remained stable.


In the 24 months to March 2014, only three of the 17 major...

Research report

30 May 2014

Aim: To investigate characteristics and trends from 2003/04 to 2012/13 in female persons of interest (POIs) recorded by NSW Police.

Method: The number of female and male POIs were informed by data on POIs proceeded against by police from the NSW Police...

Research report

15 May 2014

This paper provides a preliminary analysis of the rapid rise in the NSW prison population from January 2013 to March 2014.

Method: Descriptive analysis of court, crime, arrest and correctional data, and ARIMA modelling of prison trends.

Results: The key factors...

Research report

15 May 2014

New South Wales' adult prison population reached a record high in March this year of 10,741.


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,...

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