Media releases

Crime Statistics Agency releases 2018-19 Victorian Family Database

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released key family violence measures from the 2018-19 Victorian Family Violence Database.

Characteristics and offending of women in prison in Victoria revealed in CSA research

The number of women entering prison in Victoria in 2018 was more than double the number in 2012, driven by an increasing number of women received on remand, research released today by the Crime Statistics Agency shows. 

Media Release: Highest offender rates and lowest victim report rates since July 2004

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 31 March 2019.

Media release: Victimisation rates lowest in over a decade

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 31 December 2018.

Media Release: Recorded offences and Criminal incidents continue to decline

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released its Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 30 September 2018.

Crime Statistics Agency releases 2017-18 Victorian Family Violence Database

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released key family violence measures from the 2017-18 Victorian Family Violence Database.

New CSA research on crimes against older people in Victoria

The number of crimes committed against people aged 65 or older in Victoria has increased over the past 10 years, even when even taking into account an ageing population, research released today by the Crime Statistics Agency shows.

Media Release: Measures of crime continue to decline while alleged offender numbers rise

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 30 June 2018. In the last 12 months the number of criminal incidents dropped by 5.6% or 22,876 incidents to 383,100. The criminal incident rate also declined by 7.8% to 5,921.9 incidents per 100,000 Victorians. These are the lowest figures since the year ending June 2015.

New CSA research on adolescent sibling violence in Victoria

More than 700 crimes against the person were recorded between adolescent siblings during the past five years, research released today by the Crime Statistics Agency shows.

Media Release: Latest crime statistics show a decrease for all crime measures

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released its Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 31 March 2018. The recorded criminal incident rate was 5,876.3 per 100,000 population, down 10.9% from the previous year. The recorded offence rate was 7,773.2 per 100,000 population, down 9.5% from the previous year.