SACStat Magistrates' Court

assault with a weapon or instrument

Summary Offences Act 1966 (Vic) s 24(2), 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=1,252)
Males Only
(n=1,015)
Females Only
(n=237)
Ages 18-19
(n=42)
Ages 20-24
(n=176)
Ages 25-34
(n=403)
Ages 35-44
(n=348)
Ages 45-56
(n=201)
Ages 55+
(n=79)
Imprisonment38.1%42.1%21.1%21.4%34.1%46.2%43.1%27.9%20.3%
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 Order0.2%0.2%0.0%2.4%0.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order22.7%22.0%25.7%35.7%25.0%23.8%22.4%21.4%10.1%
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%
Fine14.0%14.0%13.9%2.4%10.2%13.4%12.4%20.9%20.3%
Other0.2%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.6%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal24.9%21.6%39.2%38.1%29.5%16.4%22.1%29.9%49.4%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=1,396)
Imprisonment35.9%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.2%
Community Correction Order24.8%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine13.7%
Other0.1%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal25.3%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 477
< 336.5%
3 < 630.8%
6 < 1220.1%
12 < 186.5%
18 < 243.4%
24 < 362.1%
36 +0.6%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 477
No NPP90.6%
< 30.0%
3 < 61.3%
6 < 124.2%
12 < 182.5%
18 < 240.8%
24 < 360.6%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 501
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 336.5%6.8%
3 < 625.3%5.0%
6 < 1216.0%2.4%
12 < 184.4%0.4%
18 < 241.4%0.2%
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 = 346
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.3%
6 < 120.0%9.5%
12 < 180.0%70.2%
18 < 240.0%14.2%
24 +0.0%5.8%

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 = 191
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5007.3%5.2%
$500 < $1,00016.8%9.9%
$1,000 < $2,00036.1%11.5%
$2,000 < $3,0007.9%1.0%
$3,000 < $4,0002.6%0.5%
$4,000 < $5,0000.0%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0001.0%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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