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Department of Justice annual report 2005 - 2006

Details:

Title

Department of Justice annual report 2005 - 2006

Other title

Annual report 2005-2006

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Justice

Collection

E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Department of Justice annual report; Annual report

Date

2006

Notes

Includes "Correctional Services annual statistics 2005-2006".; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Justice, Administration Of; Northern Territory; Northern Territory. Department of Justice; Periodicals; annual report

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Department of Justice annual report; Annual report

Volume

2005-2006

Frequency

Yearly

Now known as

Attorney-General's Department of the Northern Territory annual report

Previously known as

Department of Law annual report

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/213315

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/715317

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/715315

Page content

55 Prisoner Population The average occupancy level of the combined prisons was 98.90 per cent in 2005-06. The daily average number of prisoners held in the adult correctional facilities was 791 (385 at ASCC and 406 at DCC), 3 per cent higher than the previous year (770). As can be seen in the chart, the prison population has generally been increasing over the past 10 years. Figure 12: Yearly daily average adult prisoners from 1996-07 to 2005-06 Rates per 100,000 adults The estimated rate of adult imprisonment in the Northern Territory for 2005-06 was 549 per 100,000 adults, which continues to be significantly higher than in other jurisdictions. For comparison, the national rate of imprisonment is estimated as 155 per 100,000 adults. Figure 13: average daily imprisonment rate (a), by state and territory Annual Report 2005 2006 / Performance Reporting 543 610 624 615 660 671 715 719 770 791 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 D ai ly A ve ra ge Financial Year 600 400 200 0 NSW Vic Qld SA WA Tas NT ACT Aust Mar qtr 2005 Mar qtr 2006 (a) Rate per 100,000 adult population Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics publication (4512.0) Corrective Services, Australia, March Quarter 2006