SACStat Magistrates' Court

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Road Safety Act 1986 (Vic) s 72(1)(a), 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=677)
Males Only
(n=595)
Females Only
(n=82)
Ages 18-19
(n=12)
Ages 20-24
(n=100)
Ages 25-34
(n=287)
Ages 35-44
(n=194)
Ages 45-56
(n=73)
Ages 55+
(n=10)
Imprisonment49.0%50.9%35.4%25.0%41.0%55.4%50.0%41.1%20.0%
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 Order0.1%0.2%0.0%8.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order18.3%16.3%32.9%25.0%28.0%18.5%14.4%12.3%20.0%
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%
Fine26.4%27.2%20.7%33.3%22.0%20.9%29.9%41.1%50.0%
Other1.3%1.3%1.2%0.0%2.0%1.4%1.5%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal4.7%4.0%9.8%8.3%7.0%3.8%4.1%5.5%10.0%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=787)
Imprisonment22.2%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order24.0%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine42.3%
Other0.3%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal11.2%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 332
< 330.1%
3 < 629.8%
6 < 1225.0%
12 < 187.8%
18 < 244.8%
24 < 361.8%
36 +0.6%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 332
No NPP89.2%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.9%
6 < 126.0%
12 < 182.4%
18 < 240.9%
24 < 360.6%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 175
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 342.9%5.1%
3 < 622.9%0.0%
6 < 1215.4%0.0%
12 < 187.4%0.0%
18 < 241.7%0.6%
24 +4.0%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 = 189
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%9.0%
12 < 180.0%65.6%
18 < 240.0%15.9%
24 +0.0%9.5%

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 = 333
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5004.2%3.3%
$500 < $1,00034.2%1.5%
$1,000 < $2,00042.0%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,00011.4%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0001.8%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.9%0.0%
$5,000 < $10,0000.6%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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