Crime statistics

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Research report

15 Jan 2018

The trend in any offence can be affected by the percentage of crimes ‘rejected’ by police as not genuine. The Bureau monitors trends in the percentage of rejected incidents to see whether they could be affecting the trend in recorded crime.


8 Dec 2017

Each year, approximately 200,000 people from across the seas choose to make Australia their permanent home. This inquiry had a particular consideration of the social engagement of youth migrants, and what can be done to address issues arising from anti-social behaviour such as gang activity....

Research report

7 Dec 2017

Crime across most of New South Wales has remained stable or fallen over the last two years.

Research report

10 Oct 2017

This report analyses the trends in crime clear up rates and methods of proceeding against offenders over the decade from 2007 to 2016 in New South Wales.

Discussion paper

11 Aug 2017

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) has commenced work developing an incident-based view of crime to better reflect the volume and public experience of crime in Victoria.


18 Jul 2017

This report assesses how many offenders contravene their Community Correction Order (CCO) by committing a new, imprisonable offence, or by failing to comply with another term or condition of the CCO.


12 Jul 2017

This inaugural report of the Community Safety Trustee sets out the new approach and covers the five key elements of the Community Safety Statement: reducing harm, increased connection to the community, putting victims first, holding offenders to account and improving Victoria Police capability culture and...


3 Jul 2017

This report proposes a number of recommendations aimed at addressing stock theft, rural trespass and illegal hunting. These include enhanced penalties for existing offences, an expansion of current regulatory requirements and significant changes to the way the NSW Police Force is currently structured to address...

Audio program

22 Jun 2017

New figures show that the number of female perpetrators of domestic assaults in New South Wales has been steadily increasing over the past ten years - and it's not only against partners.


19 Jun 2017

Crime Statistics Australia is an interactive gateway to statistics and information on Australian crime and justice issues.

Data portal

31 May 2017

In this portal, you can access an updated set of Family Violence Database dashboards containing interactive visualisations of key measures of family violence, detailed Excel data tables with these key measures available to download and explanatory materials and definitions for the information in these pages....

Other interactive resource

14 Nov 2016

Summary : Wyndham Vale recorded the most murders in Victoria over the past year, more bikes than cars were stolen in Fitzroy and Lorne saw a sixfold increase in rape.

Kew recorded an eightfold increase in fraud during the year from April 2015...

Research report

29 Sep 2016

Previous research has identified that groups of young offenders follow diverse offending trajectories over their early offending careers. This paper uses a statistical technique, the semi-parametric group-based method, to identify the latent offending trajectories of a cohort of Victorian offenders born over a two year...

Research report

29 Sep 2016

Of 81,199 adult offenders, 26% reoffended within two years of the index appearance.

Aim To re-examine the Group Risk Assessment Model (GRAM) for predicting reoffending in adults given non-custodial sentences and to assess the accuracy of the model.

Method Adult offenders...


5 Sep 2016

In the 24 months to June 2016, two of the 17 major offences showed a significant upward trend across NSW, nine were trending downward and the remaining six offences were stable. The offences trending upward were steal from retail store (up 6.3%) and fraud (up...

Research report

11 Jul 2016

The review identified options for addressing critical statistical data needs for a social investment approach, taking account of the impact and outcomes of crime. The Ministry of Justice wishes to ensure that the right information is available in a timely and efficient way – to...

Discussion paper

15 Jun 2016

The Crime Statistics Agency does not currently release recorded crime statistics relating to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status in our main releases due to concerns we have with high proportions of missing or unknown data based on self-identification. The agency has been exploring options...



8 Jun 2016

In the 24 months to March 2016, two of the 17 major offences showed a significant upward trend across NSW, seven were trending downward and the remaining eight offences were stable. The offences trending upward were steal from retail store (up 7.9%) and indecent assault,...

Video program

7 Jun 2016

Why Am I?: The Science of Us (also known as Predict My Future: The Science of Us ) is a 2016 New Zealand documentary series about the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study , a long-running cohort study following 1037 people born in Dunedin...

Briefing paper


30 May 2016

Prior research has identified that a number of factors are associated with an increased risk of recidivism amongst perpetrators of domestic violence and that the risk assessment tools currently available have limited statistical capacity to accurately predict recidivism. In Victoria, police complete a risk assessment...