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Offence Rate Per 100,000 Population
The Crime Statistics Agency has today released its recorded crime statistics for Victoria for the year ending 30 June 2016.
The number of offences recorded by police in the year to 30 June 2016 was 535,826. This is up 13.4% from 472,611 offences recorded in the same period last year.
Outcomes of recent public consultation: proposed methods to improve Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander recorded crime statistics27 September 2016
The Crime Statistics Agency has undertaken a quality assurance review of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander self-identification in our recorded crime dataset, as recorded by Victoria Police. These data have high proportions of missing or unknown values in their raw form and are not of sufficient quality for general use.