SACStat Magistrates' Court

make threat to kill

Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) s 20, Data for Magistrates' Court, 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021

Note that a charge is a single proven count of an offence. A case is a collection of one or more charges (of any offence) against a person sentenced at the one hearing.

All Cases % Sentence Type

Sentence TypePercentage
All
(n=3,681)
Males Only
(n=3,324)
Females Only
(n=357)
Ages 18-19
(n=80)
Ages 20-24
(n=463)
Ages 25-34
(n=1,184)
Ages 35-44
(n=1,113)
Ages 45-56
(n=648)
Ages 55+
(n=189)
Imprisonment48.6%51.2%24.6%20.0%40.2%55.2%52.9%44.6%29.1%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.1%0.1%0.3%3.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order24.6%24.1%29.7%35.0%31.7%24.4%23.3%23.1%15.9%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Fine11.5%11.6%11.5%7.5%10.8%9.5%10.7%15.3%20.1%
Other0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal15.1%13.1%33.9%33.8%17.3%10.8%13.0%17.0%34.9%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=4,521)
Imprisonment48.5%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.1%
Community Correction Order25.9%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine10.5%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal14.9%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 1,789
< 339.1%
3 < 627.7%
6 < 1221.4%
12 < 187.0%
18 < 242.7%
24 < 361.7%
36 +0.4%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 1,789
No NPP90.6%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.7%
6 < 125.4%
12 < 182.0%
18 < 241.0%
24 < 360.2%
36 +0.1%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 2,194
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 339.6%4.6%
3 < 625.6%2.9%
6 < 1216.6%1.6%
12 < 185.4%0.5%
18 < 241.7%0.1%
24 +1.3%0.0%

Partially Suspended Sentence Length

CASES, Partially Suspended Sentence – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 180.0%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Partially Suspended Sentence – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Partially Suspended Sentence – Part to Serve

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
00.0%0.0%
< 10.0%0.0%
1 < 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Wholly Suspended Sentence – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Community Correction Order Length – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 1,171
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.1%
6 < 120.0%7.4%
12 < 180.0%66.0%
18 < 240.0%18.8%
24 +0.0%7.7%

CHARGES, Intensive Correction Order Length – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%0.0%

CHARGES, Community-Based Order

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 0
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 120.0%
12 < 240.0%
24 +0.0%

CHARGES, Fine Amount – by Aggregation

Fine AmountPercentage
n = 476
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5004.4%2.1%
$500 < $1,00021.2%10.5%
$1,000 < $2,00037.2%4.6%
$2,000 < $3,00013.4%1.5%
$3,000 < $4,0003.2%0.2%
$4,000 < $5,0000.4%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0001.1%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.2%0.0%
$20,000 or more0.0%0.0%
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Last update 24 May 2022 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2022

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