SACStat Sentencing Database Now Includes Statistics for over 250 County and Supreme Court Offences

Date of Publication
21 July 2021

The Sentencing Advisory Council today released updated higher courts (County and Supreme Courts) sentencing statistics on SACStat, the Council’s online statistical database.

SACStat now includes data on over 250 offences sentenced in Victoria’s higher courts over the five years to 30 June 2020.

An offence in the higher courts requires a minimum of 10 sentenced charges over the five-year period to be included in SACStat.

Some of the new offences in this year’s update include:

SACStat also presents over 500 offences sentenced in the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria for the three years to 30 June 2019.

Court of Appeal Data

Changes to sentence or conviction are incorporated into SACStat’s higher courts data for all successful appeals determined prior to 1 July 2020.

User Guide

The Council’s two-page SACStat User Guide includes a summary of SACStat’s counting rules and handy hints on how to use SACStat.

SACStat also incorporates detailed technical resources:

SACStat  can be accessed from the Council’s website.