Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Release Date
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
4513.0 - Criminal Courts, Australia, 2005-06  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/03/2007   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product

NOTES


ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION

This publication presents nationally comparable statistics relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the Higher (Supreme and Intermediate) and Magistrates' Courts across Australia for the period 1 July 2005-30 June 2006. Children's Criminal Courts data are also provided on an experimental basis. The statistics describe the characteristics of defendants, including information on the offences and sentences associated with those defendants.



DATA CONSISTENCY

The statistics are sourced from the national Criminal Courts collection conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and have been compiled according to national standards in order to maximise consistency between the states and territories. The Explanatory Notes, Appendices and Glossary provide detailed information on the data sources, counting rules, terminology, classifications and other technical aspects associated with these statistics.



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

Revised data for 2004-05 has been published for Queensland and Northern Territory Higher and Magistrates' Courts (see Explanatory notes paragraph 46) . Due to these revisions, corrections will be made to the 2004-05 datacubes. These corrected datacubes will be released by 4 April 2007.



INFORMATION ON ABS CRIME AND JUSTICE

Information about ABS activities in the field of crime and justice statistics is available from the Crime and Justice theme page on the ABS Website. Details of other ABS publications relating to crime and justice statistics can be found in paragraph 61 of the Explanatory Notes.



ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The ABS acknowledges the valuable contribution of the Board of Management, the National Criminal Courts Statistics Advisory Group, the Court Practitioners' Group and the staff of the various agencies that provide the statistics presented in this publication.



INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Terence Byrnes on Melbourne (03) 9615 7681.


Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window

Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.