Statistical release for 30 September 2020.
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The Crime Statistics Agency publishes recorded crime statistics here every quarter. You can also view crime data by local government area in the latest crime data by area.

Access to summary statistics on criminal incidents, recorded offences, alleged offenders, victim reports and family incidents by clicking the menu buttons below or download the full set of data tables in the Download data tab.

In addition there are data visualisations available on the recorded criminal incidents and record offences pages. There is a link below the visualisation with a guide for use with instructions on how to download the data, calculate percentage change and drill down for further detail.

In the year ending September 2020 data six new COVID-19-related Breach of Chief Health Officer’s Direction offence codes were introduced. There were 32,713 of these offences recorded in Public health and safety offences, here is a breakdown by offence code:

  • 837AP REFUS/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ AUTH OFF (IND) – 29,223 offences
  • 837AQ REFUS/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ AUTH OFF (B/C) – 66 offences
  • 837AR - REF/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ WEAR FACE COVER – 3,337 offences
  • 837AT - REF/FAIL COMPLY REQ SELF-ISO/QUARANTINE – 34 offences
  • 837AV - LEAVE RESTRICTED AREA W/O VALID REAS/EXC ) – 49 offences
  • 837AW - REF/FAIL COMPLY REQ-PRIV/PUB GATHERINGS – 4 offences

For more information about the impacts of COVID-19 on crime to end of September 2020 please see the CSA paper Police-recorded crime trends in Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic: update to the end of September.

 

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Year Ending 30 September 2020 | <p>The Crime Statistics Agency publishes recorded crime statistics here every quarter. You can also view crime data by local government area in the <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="822146ec-3b1e-469d-b32e-a2cebc0ff415" href="/node/34">latest crime data by area</a>.</p>

<p class="BodyTextSpaceAfter">Access to summary statistics on criminal incidents, recorded offences, alleged offenders, victim reports and family incidents by clicking the menu buttons below or download the full set of data tables in the Download data tab.</p>

<p>In addition there are data visualisations available on the recorded criminal incidents and record offences pages. There is a link below the visualisation with a guide for use with instructions on how to download the data, calculate percentage change and drill down for further detail.</p>

<p>In the year ending September 2020 data six new COVID-19-related Breach of Chief Health Officer’s Direction offence codes were introduced. There were 32,713 of these offences recorded in Public health and safety offences, here is a breakdown by offence code:</p>

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<li>837AP&nbsp;REFUS/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ AUTH OFF (IND) – 29,223 offences</li>
<li>837AQ REFUS/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ AUTH OFF (B/C) – 66 offences</li>
<li>837AR - REF/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ WEAR FACE COVER – 3,337 offences</li>
<li>837AT - REF/FAIL COMPLY REQ SELF-ISO/QUARANTINE – 34 offences</li>
<li>837AV - LEAVE RESTRICTED AREA W/O VALID REAS/EXC ) – 49 offences</li>
<li>837AW - REF/FAIL COMPLY REQ-PRIV/PUB GATHERINGS – 4 offences</li>
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<p>For more information about the impacts of COVID-19 on crime to end of September 2020 please see the CSA paper <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="b1219441-dd46-4f1a-a706-3aeda82f0156" href="/node/466"><em>Police-recorded crime trends in Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic: update to the end of September.</em></a></p>

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| Statistical release for 30 September 2020.

Recorded Offences

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Recorded Criminal Incidents

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Alleged Offender Incidents

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Victim Reports

View the number and rate of recorded Victim Reports in Victoria for the year ending September 2020.

Family Incidents

View the number and rate of Family Incidents in Victoria for the year ending September 2020.

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Statistical release for 30 June 2020.
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This data has now been superseded and is for historical reference only. For the most accurate data, the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) recommends the use of data from the most recent release. The CSA does not recommend the use of this data to make comparisons over time.

The Crime Statistics Agency publishes recorded crime statistics here every quarter. You can also view crime data by local government area in the latest crime data by area.

As part of the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) continuous improvement work program several changes were made in this release, including:

  • Re-release of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Alleged offender data – now included in the official quarterly Victorian crime data
  • First release of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family incident data – now included in the official quarterly Victorian crime data
  • Release of Harm caused by crime data – now included bi-annually in the official Victorian crime data
  • Improvements to Alleged offender incident data
  • Inclusion of extra investigation status data.

For more information about these changes go to the Appendix A or to the CSA Explanatory Notes (External link).

In the year ending June 2020 data two new COVID-19 offences codes were introduced in response to breaches of the Chief Health Officer’s Directions under the PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELLBEING ACT 2008 (External link) section 203 (and 199). The CSA has classified these Victoria Police offence codes (837AP REFUS/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ AUTH OFF (IND) 6,036 offences and 837AQ REFUS/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ AUTH OFF (B/C) 26 offences) in F Other offences – F90 Miscellaneous offences - F92 Public health and safety offences.

For more information about the impacts of COVID-19 on crime to end of June 2020 please see Recorded offences or the Police-recorded crime trends in Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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Year Ending 30 June 2020 | <p><strong>This data has now been superseded and is for historical reference only. For the most accurate data, the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) recommends the use of data from the most recent release. The CSA does not recommend the use of this data to make comparisons over time.</strong></p>

<p>The Crime Statistics Agency publishes recorded crime statistics here every quarter. You can also view crime data by local government area in the <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="822146ec-3b1e-469d-b32e-a2cebc0ff415" href="/node/34">latest crime data by area</a>.</p>

<p>As part of the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) continuous improvement work program several changes were made in this release, including:</p>

<ul>
<li>Re-release of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Alleged offender data – now included in the official quarterly Victorian crime data</li>
<li>First release of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family incident data – now included in the official quarterly Victorian crime data</li>
<li>Release of Harm caused by crime data – now included bi-annually in the official Victorian crime data</li>
<li>Improvements to Alleged offender incident data</li>
<li>Inclusion of extra investigation status data.</li>
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<p>For more information about these changes go to the Appendix A or to the CSA <a href="https://www.crimestatistics.vic.gov.au/about-the-data/explanatory-notes">Explanatory Notes</a>.</p>

<p>In the year ending June 2020 data two new COVID-19 offences codes were introduced in response to breaches of the Chief Health Officer’s Directions under the <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__classic.austlii.edu.au_au_legis_vic_consol-5Fact_phawa2008222_&amp;d=DwMGaQ&amp;c=JnBkUqWXzx2bz-3a05d47Q&amp;r=NxjmDUDkfrYsl1AJ8dTVponpsdJ2RMo8sksxEY78465jzQGckF-oAJBa-5a2kQWa&amp;m=INih3FZ12bjRdKiatUPK_6YxIb3NSKo8ORfs6CBM6sQ&amp;s=T9ihAqtKLIZdX3zrkVRR0UJgDBS12I-ns6_AdoQH4gI&amp;e="><em>PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELLBEING ACT 2008</em></a><em>&nbsp;</em>section 203 (and 199). The CSA has classified these Victoria Police offence codes (837AP&nbsp;REFUS/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ AUTH OFF (IND) 6,036 offences and 837AQ REFUS/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ AUTH OFF (B/C) 26 offences) in F Other offences – F90 Miscellaneous offences - F92 Public health and safety offences.</p>

<p>For more information about the impacts of COVID-19 on crime to end of June 2020 please see <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="064f92e6-436d-4107-a572-49e65e8fdfb9" href="/node/417">Recorded offences</a> or the <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="f43fe4ef-7685-4fd0-8ffc-156e0fb0e0d0" href="/node/439"><em>Police-recorded crime trends in Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic</em></a>.</p>

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Statistical release for 31 March 2020.
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This data has now been superseded and is for historical reference only. For the most accurate data, the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) recommends the use of data from the most recent release. The CSA does not recommend the use of this data to make comparisons over time.

The Crime Statistics Agency publishes recorded crime statistics here every quarter. You can also view crime data by local government area in the Crime by location tool.

Access to summary statistics on criminal incidents, recorded offences, alleged offenders, victim reports and family incidents by clicking the menu buttons below or download the full set of data tables in the Download data tab.

In addition there are data visualisations available on the recorded criminal incidents and record offences pages. There is a link below the visualisation with a guide for use with instructions on how to download the data, calculate percentage change and drill down for further detail.

 

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<p>The Crime Statistics Agency publishes recorded crime statistics here every quarter. You can also view crime data by local government area in the <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="822146ec-3b1e-469d-b32e-a2cebc0ff415" href="/node/34">Crime by location</a> tool.</p>

<p>Access to summary statistics on criminal incidents, recorded offences, alleged offenders, victim reports and family incidents by clicking the menu buttons below or download the full set of data tables in the Download data tab.</p>

<p>In addition there are data visualisations available on the recorded criminal incidents and record offences pages. There is a link below the visualisation with a guide for use with instructions on how to download the data, calculate percentage change and drill down for further detail.</p>

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| Statistical release for 31 March 2020.

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Statistical release for 31 December 2019
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Statistical release for 19 December 2019
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Statistical release for 30 June 2019
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Statistical release for 31 March 2019
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| Statistical release for 31 March 2019

Spotlight: Youth Offending in Victoria

In the year ending March 2019 Victoria had the lowest number of youth alleged offender incidents (10–17 years) and rate per 100,000 Victorians in 10 years.

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Statistical release for 31 December 2018
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| Statistical release for 31 December 2018

Spotlight: Burglary/Break and Enter Offences Recorded in Victoria

The year ending December 2018 saw the lowest number of Burglary/break and enter offences recorded since July 2004. A data visualisation in this spotlight provides access to the Burglary/break and enter offence characteristics highlighted in the commentary for all 79 Victorian local government areas.

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Statistical release for 30 September 2018
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| Statistical release for 30 September 2018

Spotlight: Breaches of orders - The Impact of Legislative Changes

Legislative changes have led to increases in Breaches of orders offences recorded in the 10 year period ending September 2018. The effect of these changes on the statistical trends observed for this category will be explored in the latest spotlight.

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Statistical release for 30 June 2018
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