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.
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.
Summary of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander data quality and how to access this information.
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.
The Crime Statistics Agency has today released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 31 March 2019.
The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 31 December 2018 was 386,938. This is up 2.0% from 379,491 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
The year ending December 2018 saw the lowest number of Burglary/break and enter offences recorded since July 2004.
The Crime Statistics Agency has today released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 31 December 2018.
The number of criminal incidents recorded by police in the year to 30 September 2018 was 384,183. This is down 1.6% from 390,571 incidents recorded in the same period last year.
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.