SACStat Magistrates' Court

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Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) s 31(1)(b), Data for Magistrates' Court, 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019

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=492)
Males Only
(n=411)
Females Only
(n=81)
Ages 18-19
(n=23)
Ages 20-24
(n=101)
Ages 25-34
(n=186)
Ages 35-44
(n=118)
Ages 45-56
(n=50)
Ages 55+
(n=14)
Imprisonment35.8%38.9%19.8%17.4%29.7%40.9%36.4%44.0%7.1%
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 Order0.4%0.5%0.0%4.3%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order22.6%22.9%21.0%26.1%27.7%23.7%20.3%14.0%14.3%
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%
Fine21.1%21.7%18.5%13.0%21.8%20.4%20.3%26.0%28.6%
Other0.6%0.5%1.2%0.0%0.0%1.1%0.8%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal19.5%15.6%39.5%39.1%19.8%14.0%22.0%16.0%50.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=595)
Imprisonment30.6%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.3%
Community Correction Order25.0%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine21.5%
Other0.7%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal21.8%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 176
< 333.0%
3 < 630.1%
6 < 1219.9%
12 < 1811.4%
18 < 241.7%
24 < 362.3%
36 +1.7%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 176
No NPP88.1%
< 30.0%
3 < 61.1%
6 < 124.5%
12 < 182.8%
18 < 241.7%
24 < 361.7%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 182
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 329.1%14.8%
3 < 615.9%12.1%
6 < 1214.3%4.9%
12 < 186.0%0.5%
18 < 240.5%0.0%
24 +1.6%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 = 149
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%8.1%
12 < 180.0%68.5%
18 < 240.0%14.8%
24 +0.0%8.7%

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 = 128
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5001.6%4.7%
$500 < $1,00031.3%7.0%
$1,000 < $2,00038.3%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,0007.0%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0008.6%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.8%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.8%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.0%0.0%
$20,000 or more0.0%0.0%
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Last update 31 October, 2019 © Sentencing Advisory Council, State of Victoria, 2019

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