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Australian crime : facts and figures 2009

ISSN 1836-2249
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, March 2010


This compendium of the most recently available national information on crime in Australia is intended to serve as a ready reference. It covers different types of recorded crimes, their place of occurrence, victim details, responses of criminal justice agencies, and government resources directed to deal with crime.

Extraction of data and preparation of text: Wendy Bonython and Kym Dossetor

Note: Because of rounding, some percentages may not sum to 100. Minor revisions are occasionally made to publications after release. The online version available here will include any revisions made since printing.

Facts and Figures online