Criminal Justice Research and Statistics Unit
The Criminal Justice Research and Statistics Unit is a shared service providing the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice and the Department of Correctional Services with statistics about the criminal justice system. The Unit also has a relationship with the NT Police in the analysis and publication of crime statistics. The Unit is hosted by the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice, and also provides support to the Department of Business in the analysis and reporting of wholesale alcohol supply data. Within the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice, the Unit is part of the Agency Coordination and Reporting Division, and reports to the Deputy Chief Executive.
Northern Territory Annual Crime Statistics
Northern Territory Annual Crime Statistics 2011-12 - pdf | doc
Latest Crime Statistics
As of December 2013, Northern Territory Crime Statistics will be released on a monthly basis on a new website. Users of the new website will be able to view statistics on the screen for their region, or download data tables. Previous releases of quarterly crime statistics are still available below.
Department of Correctional Services Annual Statistics Summary
Detailed statistics on; the characteristics, offences and sentences of adults and juveniles supervised by the Northern Territory Correctional Services whilst serving time in custody or under Community Corrections supervision.
Northern Territory Wholesale Alcohol Supply
Northern Territory Wholesale Alcohol Supply for the Period 2004 to 2011 pdf | rtf
Northern Territory Wholesale Alcohol Supply for the Period 2002 to 2009
Northern Territory Wholesale Alcohol Supply for the Period 2001 to 2008
Statistical Reporting Regions -
pdf | word
Association between criminal behaviour and experience of maltreatment as a child
This research explored the association between maltreatment as a child, as indicated by the receipt of a Northern Territory court-issued child protection order, and subsequent criminal offending as a juvenile and adult. Presented at the 2013 Australasian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, organised by the Australian Institute of Criminology, from 10-13 November 2013 in Melbourne.
pdf | ppt
Mandatory Sentencing for Adult Property Offenders The Northern Territory Experience
In 1997 the Northern Territory introduced a range of legislative changes that were commonly referred to as the mandatory sentencing legislation. This was seen as highly controversial both within the Northern Territory, and throughout Australia. This paper presents detailed statistics and a discussion of some of the major issues based on an analysis of data from the four and a half years during which mandatory sentencing was in force. More... (PDF, 273kb)
Recidivism in the Northern Territory: Adult Prisoners Released in 2001-02
The prisoner population in the Northern Territory has been increasing in recent years and a large proportion of the prison population are repeat offenders who have prior imprisonment records. This paper is intended to assist in understanding the issue of recidivism in the NT prison system.