Each quarter, ACT Policing issues crime statistics illustrating the offences reported or becoming known in suburbs across Canberra. The selected offences highlighted in the statistics include: assault, sexual offences, robbery, burglary, motor vehicle theft, other theft (such as shoplifting and fraud) and property damage.
The ABS is Australia’s national statistical agency, providing trusted official statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters of importance to Australia. Some of the crime and justice data collected by the ABS includes statistics on Prisoner Characteristics, Experiences of Crime Victimisation, Domestic Violence, and Drugs.
The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) is responsible for processing, analysing and publishing Victorian crime statistics, independent of Victoria Police. The CSA aims to provide an efficient and transparent information service to assist and inform policy makers, researchers and the Victorian public through the publication of quarterly statistical releases of reported crime data. The CSA also undertakes research and analysis activities into recorded crime and criminal justice issues and trends in Victoria.
The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research is a statistical and research agency within the Department of Communities and Justice. Its four main areas of activity are to develop and maintain statistical databases on crime and criminal justice in NSW; conduct research on crime and criminal justice issues and problems; monitor trends in crime and criminal justice; and provide information and advice on crime and criminal justice in NSW.
The Annual Report on Government Services (RoGS) provides information on the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of government services in Australia. Part C: Justice, includes performance reporting for police services, courts and corrective services.
The Crime Statistics and Research unit within the Queensland Government Statistician’s Office is an independent statistical body providing statistics related to reported crime and criminal justice and research that examines ongoing and emergent criminal justice system issues.
Data regarding crime in South Australia has been gathered from different government agencies to help inform public debate on crime and justice in South Australia. Information available to the public includes SA Police monthly suburb-level crime data; yearly crime data from Data.SA; and publications previously released by the Office and Crime Statistics and Research (OCSAR).
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has been helping make the world safer from drugs, organized crime, corruption and terrorism for two decades. One of the key tasks of UNODC is to produce and disseminate accurate statistics on drugs, crime and criminal justice at the international level. UNODC also works to strengthen national capacities to produce, disseminate and use drugs, crime and criminal justice statistics within the framework of official statistics.