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Offence rate per 100,000 population

7,778Mar 2015
8,576Mar 2016

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Key figures for the year to 31 March 2016

Key figures: Year to 31 March 2016

16 June 2016

The number of offences recorded by police in the year to 31 March 2016 was 519,130. This is up 12.4% from 461,796 offences recorded in the same period last year.

In the year ending 31 March 2016, Victoria Police recorded 43,641 offences for property damage. This spotlight highlights the downward trend in this type of offences, their prevalence across Victoria.

Property damage offences in Victoria

16 June 2016

In the year ending 31 March 2016, Victoria Police recorded 43,641 offences for property damage. This spotlight highlights the downward trend in this type of offences, their prevalence across Victoria and the investigation status in the recorded offences.

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Consultation paper

10 June 2016

Public consultation on how we count Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status in recorded crime statistics.

Upcoming crime releases

29 September 2016

Quarterly release for year ending 30 June 2016

15 December 2016

Quarterly release for year ending 30 September 2016

16 March 2017

Quarterly release for year ending 31 December 2016

15 June 2017

Quarterly release for year ending 31 March 2017