Frequently Asked Questions

Corrections statistics: quick reference

Monthly statistics

Monthly time series prisoner and offender statistics data

Monthly prisoner and offender statistics 2014-15 to 2019-20

Monthly prisoner and offender statistics 2020-21

Annual statistics

Annual Prisoner Statistical Profile 2006-07 to 2018-19

Annual Offender Statistical Profile 2006-07 to 2018-19

Key statistics on the Victorian prison system 2009-10 to 2013-14

Statistical profile of the Victorian prison system 1999-00 to 2010-11

Drugs in Victorian prisons

Drugs in Victorian Prisons Report

Other statistical reports

Cost-Benefit Outcomes for Prisoners and Offenders

Women in the Victorian Prison System

Further Information

See Department of Justice and Community Safety Annual Report 2019-20 (External link) (External link).- pages 19 - 25 and 128 - 130.

See Adult Parole Board Annual Report 2018-19. (External link)

See State Budget Paper No.3 2020-21 (External link) (External link) - pages 297-299 for major output/deliverable performance measures for Effective management of prisoners and offenders and provision of opportunities for rehabilitation and reparation.

See Aboriginal Justice Affairs Report (External link) published by the State Government of Victoria.

See Aboriginal Justice Indicators: Data Dashboard (External link) (External link) published by the State Government of Victoria.

See Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council (External link)- for statistics about sentencing in Victoria, including imprisonment and community corrections.

See Crime Statistics Agency Victoria (External link) - for the latest Victorian crime statistics.

See Corrective Services (External link) in the Report on Government Services 2020.

See Corrective Services Australia (External link), released quarterly by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), and Prisoners in Australia (External link), released annually by ABS.

See Prisoner health publications (External link), for data released by the Australian Institute of Heath and Welfare (AIHW).

See Youth justice publications (External link), for data released by the Australian Institute of Heath and Welfare (AIHW).

See National deaths in custody program (External link), for data released by the Australian Institute of Criminology.

See National Prison Entrants Bloodborne Virus and Risk Behaviour Survey Report (External link), published by the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales.

See Prisoners and offenders in Asia and the Pacific (External link), published by the Asian and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators (APCCA).

See World Prison Population Lists (External link), published by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research at Birkbeck, University of London.

See Word Prison Brief data (External link), published by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research at Birkbeck, University of London

See Council of Europe data (External link), published by the Directorate of Communications

See Bromley Briefings Prison Factfile (External link), published by the Prison Reform Trust, England.