SACStat Magistrates' Court

assault an emergency worker on duty

Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) s 31(1)(b), 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=913)
Males Only
(n=704)
Females Only
(n=209)
Ages 18-19
(n=52)
Ages 20-24
(n=166)
Ages 25-34
(n=344)
Ages 35-44
(n=226)
Ages 45-56
(n=90)
Ages 55+
(n=35)
Imprisonment55.9%61.8%35.9%28.8%42.8%64.0%63.7%55.6%28.6%
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 Order0.3%0.3%0.5%5.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order19.3%18.3%22.5%26.9%23.5%18.6%17.7%14.4%17.1%
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%
Fine9.9%9.2%12.0%15.4%12.7%7.6%8.4%12.2%14.3%
Other0.2%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.9%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal14.5%10.1%29.2%23.1%21.1%9.9%9.3%17.8%40.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=1,229)
Imprisonment52.6%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.3%
Community Correction Order22.6%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine9.4%
Other0.2%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal15.0%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 510
< 341.8%
3 < 629.0%
6 < 1221.8%
12 < 184.5%
18 < 241.4%
24 < 361.2%
36 +0.4%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 510
No NPP93.7%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.4%
6 < 123.7%
12 < 181.0%
18 < 240.8%
24 < 360.2%
36 +0.2%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 646
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 339.9%8.2%
3 < 628.0%2.6%
6 < 1214.1%2.0%
12 < 182.6%0.3%
18 < 241.1%0.0%
24 +1.1%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 = 278
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%4.0%
12 < 180.0%70.9%
18 < 240.0%17.3%
24 +0.0%7.9%

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 = 115
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5005.2%2.6%
$500 < $1,00018.3%1.7%
$1,000 < $2,00032.2%7.8%
$2,000 < $3,00013.9%5.2%
$3,000 < $4,0008.7%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.9%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0003.5%0.0%
$10,000 < $20,0000.0%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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