SACStat Magistrates' Court

make false report to police

Summary Offences Act 1966 (Vic) s 53(1), 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=457)
Males Only
(n=311)
Females Only
(n=146)
Ages 18-19
(n=19)
Ages 20-24
(n=79)
Ages 25-34
(n=169)
Ages 35-44
(n=103)
Ages 45-56
(n=60)
Ages 55+
(n=26)
Imprisonment17.5%21.2%9.6%10.5%5.1%27.2%11.7%21.7%11.5%
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%0.3%0.7%5.3%1.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order25.8%25.4%26.7%26.3%20.3%26.0%26.2%35.0%19.2%
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%
Fine31.3%34.7%24.0%31.6%39.2%27.8%37.9%18.3%30.8%
Other0.2%0.3%0.0%0.0%1.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal24.7%18.0%39.0%26.3%32.9%18.9%24.3%25.0%38.5%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=478)
Imprisonment13.8%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.4%
Community Correction Order29.5%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine30.1%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal26.2%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 80
< 326.3%
3 < 625.0%
6 < 1225.0%
12 < 1813.8%
18 < 248.8%
24 < 361.3%
36 +0.0%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 80
No NPP83.8%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 1210.0%
12 < 185.0%
18 < 241.3%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 66
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 313.6%22.7%
3 < 612.1%13.6%
6 < 1215.2%4.5%
12 < 1810.6%0.0%
18 < 247.6%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 = 141
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%7.1%
12 < 180.0%64.5%
18 < 240.0%21.3%
24 +0.0%7.1%

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 = 144
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5001.4%4.2%
$500 < $1,00011.8%19.4%
$1,000 < $2,00029.9%16.0%
$2,000 < $3,00011.1%2.1%
$3,000 < $4,0001.4%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.7%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0002.1%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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