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Changes in the 2016-17 crime statistics release

We have made a number of changes and enhancements to the way we are producing our statistics in this release.

Media Release: Latest crime statistics show stabilisation in victimisation and family incidents

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released its recorded crime statistics for Victoria for the year ending 30 June 2017.

Key Figures: Year ending 30 June 2017

The number of offences recorded by police in the year to 30 June 2017 was 533,194. This is down 0.6% from 536,287 offences recorded in the same period last year.

New Crime Statistics Agency research finds cautioned youth less likely to reoffend

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released an 'In Brief' research paper on the use of police cautions for youth in Victoria, entitled "The Cautious Approach: Police cautions and the impact on youth reoffending".

Media Release: An update on incident-based recorded crime statistics reporting

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) has been working on a new reporting measure to better reflect the number of criminal incidents committed in Victoria.

Consultation Paper: CSA Incident-based Collection

Consultation Paper: CSA Incident-based Collection

Offending behaviour of young people revealed in new Crime Statistics Agency research

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released two 'In Fact' papers on youth offending in Victoria, entitled:
Co-offending among young Victorian offenders in 2016; and
Are more first-time young offenders being recorded for serious crimes than in the past?

Key Figures: Year ending 31 March 2017

The number of offences recorded by police in the year to 31 March 2017 was 543,391. This is up 4% from 522,677 offences recorded in the same period last year.

Latest crime statistics show the number of family incidents stabilising

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released its recorded crime statistics for Victoria for the year ending 31 March 2017.

Crime Statistics Agency releases 2015-16 Victorian Family Violence Database

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released key family violence measures from the 2015-16 Victorian Family Violence Database.