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NCJ Number: 141350 Find in a Library
Title: AUSTRALIAN PRISON TRENDS
Corporate Author: Australian Institute of Criminology
Research Division
Statistics and Computing Section
Australia
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 2
Sponsoring Agency: Australian Institute of Criminology
Phillip Act, Australia
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: Tables present data on the number of prisoners held in custody in eight jurisdictions of Australia during May 1992, the number in custody on the first day of the month, and imprisonment rates.
Abstract: There were 5,749 male and 306 female prisoners in custody in New South Wales during May 1992, an increase of 328 over May 1991. Victoria reported the second largest number of prisoners, 2,126 male and 124 female inmates. The number of prisoners in Victoria declined by 72 since May 1991. The 114 prisoners on work release in New South Wales are included in the count of prisoners. Sentenced receptions in New South Wales reached a 9-year high despite a drop in fine default numbers. The daily averages remained stable. 1 figure and 3 tables
Main Term(s): Foreign corrections statistics; Work release
Index Term(s): Female inmates; Inmates
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program No. 192, May 1992
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