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Crime Statistics Agency releases 2020-21 Victorian Family Violence Database

This year's Family Violence Database includes new content including a summary of trends in family violence data during COVID-19 and additional data on sexual assaults.

Key Figures: Year ending June 2021

The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 30 June 2021 was 378,877, down 6.9% from 406,857 incidents recorded in the same period last year.

Media Release: Decreases in crime in the last 12 months are offset by increases in breaches of orders

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 30 June 2021 today.

High ‘drop-off’ rate of sexual offences through the justice system revealed

Only one in seven incidents of sexual offending reported to police progress through the justice system to be proven in court, research released today by the Crime Statistics Agency shows.

Media Release: 1 in 5 criminal offences in Victoria were family violence-related in the year ending 31 March 2021

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 31 March 2021 today.

Spotlight: Long-term trends in Property and deception crimes in Victoria

In the last 16 years, Victorian crime statistics show an overall increasing trend for all offences, however the proportion of Property and deception-related offences has decreased.

Key Figures: Year ending March 2021

The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 31 March 2021 was 387,793, down 5.1% from 408,423 incidents recorded in the same period last year.

Crime Statistics Agency releases update to COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal

Update to COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal shows family violence incidents and service use trends to 31 December 2020

New additions: COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal

Data from 1800RESPECT and VCAT added to the COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal

Key Figures: Year ending December 2020

The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 31 December 2020 was 403,689, up 0.3% from 402,318 incidents recorded in the same period last year.