SACStat Magistrates' Court

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Road Safety Road Rules 2017 (Vic) r 215(1), 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=537)
Males Only
(n=418)
Females Only
(n=119)
Ages 18-19
(n=23)
Ages 20-24
(n=109)
Ages 25-34
(n=206)
Ages 35-44
(n=111)
Ages 45-56
(n=53)
Ages 55+
(n=34)
Imprisonment8.9%10.3%4.2%0.0%3.7%10.7%15.3%9.4%0.0%
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 Order0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order8.4%7.4%11.8%0.0%7.3%11.7%6.3%7.5%2.9%
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%
Fine59.8%60.0%58.8%52.2%72.5%59.2%54.1%54.7%55.9%
Other0.6%0.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.5%1.8%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal22.3%21.5%25.2%47.8%16.5%18.0%22.5%28.3%41.2%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=540)
Imprisonment0.2%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order5.0%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine65.7%
Other0.2%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal28.9%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 48
< 331.3%
3 < 633.3%
6 < 1216.7%
12 < 1810.4%
18 < 244.2%
24 < 362.1%
36 +2.1%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 48
No NPP85.4%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 128.3%
12 < 184.2%
18 < 242.1%
24 < 360.0%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 1
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 3100.0%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%

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 = 27
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%3.7%
6 < 120.0%3.7%
12 < 180.0%74.1%
18 < 240.0%14.8%
24 +0.0%3.7%

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 = 355
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $50011.8%23.4%
$500 < $1,00038.9%0.6%
$1,000 < $2,00020.3%0.0%
$2,000 < $3,0004.5%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0000.3%0.0%
$4,000 < $5,0000.3%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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