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Title: Australian Prison Trends
Corporate Author: Australian Institute of Criminology
Editor(s): D Biles; M Johnson
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 207
Sponsoring Agency: Australian Institute of Criminology
Canberra ACT, 2601, Australia
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Australian Institute of Criminology
GPO Box 2944
Canberra ACT, 2601,

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: This report presents copies of the first 100 statistical bulletins, 'Australian Prison Trends,' which have been published monthly since May 1976.
Abstract: Data are presented on numbers of male and female inmates, numbers of unconvicted inmates on remand for the first day of each month, numbers of Northern Territory prisoners who were serving sentences in other jurisdictions, and on prisoners in work release programs and in attendance centers. Improvements made in the data collection effort over the years are reported, and consequences of the monthly publication of 'Australian Prison Trends,' including the development of annual censuses of prisoners, are highlighted. Approximately 200 tables and 1 graph portray the data.
Index Term(s): Australia; Inmate statistics; Trend analysis; Young juvenile offenders
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