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Crime Statistics Agency releases 2018-19 Victorian Family Violence Database

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Crime Data Needs - Community Consultation

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) is conducting a community consultation about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander crime data needs with a focus on Victoria Police contact data. The CSA has engaged with key stakeholders about these crime data requirements and would now like to engage with community.

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

This research paper examines the characteristics and offending behaviour of all women who entered prison in Victoria between July and December during 2012, 2015 and 2018.

Media Release: Highest numbers of unique alleged offenders since July 2004 with the average age also increasing

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 30 June 2019 today.

Unique Victims and Unique Alleged Offenders: Year ending June 2019

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) released recorded crime statistics for unique victims and unique alleged offenders in Victoria for the year ending 30 June 2019 today.

Key Figures: Year ending June 2019

The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 30 June 2019 was 387,389, up 1.3% from 382,445 incidents recorded in the same period last year.

Data revision - Rates per 100,000 population for Police Service Areas in 2010

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) has identified and corrected an error in the calculation of the 2010 rates per 100,000 population for Police Service Areas (PSA) in the data released on the CSA website on 20 June 2019.

Crime Statistics Agency releases new Research Agenda

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released its new Research Agenda, outlining priority research topics for 2019-21.

Key Figures: Year ending 31 March 2019

In the last 12 months the number of criminal incidents recorded increased by 2.0% or 7,761 incidents to 387,157 incidents. While the rate remained stable at 5,869.9 per 100,000 population, it is the lowest criminal incident rate since the year ending March 2015.

Media Release: Why is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander data not available online?

Summary of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander data quality and how to access this information.