SACStat Magistrates' Court

drunk and disorderly in a public place

Summary Offences Act 1966 (Vic) s 14, 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=777)
Males Only
(n=654)
Females Only
(n=123)
Ages 18-19
(n=22)
Ages 20-24
(n=140)
Ages 25-34
(n=265)
Ages 35-44
(n=180)
Ages 45-56
(n=138)
Ages 55+
(n=31)
Imprisonment26.8%28.4%17.9%4.5%12.1%28.7%30.6%34.1%38.7%
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 Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order19.7%19.3%22.0%27.3%21.4%18.5%23.9%15.2%12.9%
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%
Fine25.6%27.8%13.8%31.8%31.4%24.2%21.7%26.1%25.8%
Other0.1%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.6%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal27.8%24.3%46.3%36.4%35.0%28.7%23.3%24.6%22.6%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=833)
Imprisonment10.1%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order14.2%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine21.7%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal54.0%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 208
< 357.7%
3 < 620.2%
6 < 1216.3%
12 < 182.9%
18 < 241.0%
24 < 361.4%
36 +0.5%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 208
No NPP94.7%
< 30.0%
3 < 61.0%
6 < 121.9%
12 < 181.9%
18 < 240.0%
24 < 360.5%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 84
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 367.9%14.3%
3 < 610.7%1.2%
6 < 126.0%0.0%
12 < 180.0%0.0%
18 < 240.0%0.0%
24 +0.0%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 = 118
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.8%
6 < 120.0%11.9%
12 < 180.0%61.9%
18 < 240.0%18.6%
24 +0.0%6.8%

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 = 181
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50011.6%6.1%
$500 < $1,00029.3%2.8%
$1,000 < $2,00035.4%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,00011.6%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0003.3%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.0%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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