SACStat Magistrates' Court

enter an intersection or marked foot crossing during a red traffic light

Road Safety Road Rules 2017 (Vic) r 59(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=2,571)
Males Only
(n=2,031)
Females Only
(n=531)
Ages 18-19
(n=39)
Ages 20-24
(n=276)
Ages 25-34
(n=693)
Ages 35-44
(n=496)
Ages 45-56
(n=466)
Ages 55+
(n=587)
Imprisonment5.6%6.6%1.9%12.8%8.7%10.2%6.7%2.1%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 Order0.1%0.1%0.0%5.1%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Community Correction Order3.0%3.2%2.4%5.1%5.4%4.5%4.0%1.3%0.5%
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%
Fine57.0%59.0%49.0%51.3%60.5%59.2%55.6%59.2%52.3%
Other0.2%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.7%0.2%0.0%0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal34.0%30.8%46.7%25.6%25.0%25.4%33.5%37.3%47.2%

All Charges % Sentence Type

Charges – Sentence TypePercentage
All (n=2,634)
Imprisonment0.5%
Partially Suspended Sentence0.0%
Wholly Suspended Sentence0.0%
Youth Justice Centre Order0.0%
Community Correction Order2.9%
Intensive Correction Order0.0%
Community-based Order0.0%
Fine60.7%
Other0.0%
ADU/Discharge/Dismissal35.9%

Imprisonment Length

CASES, Imprisonment – Total Effective Sentence

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 144
< 331.3%
3 < 629.9%
6 < 1221.5%
12 < 188.3%
18 < 243.5%
24 < 363.5%
36 +2.1%

CASES, Imprisonment – Non-Parole Period

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 144
No NPP87.5%
< 30.0%
3 < 60.0%
6 < 126.9%
12 < 182.1%
18 < 242.1%
24 < 361.4%
36 +0.0%

CHARGES, Imprisonment – by Aggregation

Duration (months)Percentage
n = 13
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 323.1%0.0%
3 < 653.8%0.0%
6 < 1215.4%0.0%
12 < 187.7%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 = 77
AggregateNon-Aggregate
< 30.0%0.0%
3 < 60.0%0.0%
6 < 120.0%13.0%
12 < 180.0%63.6%
18 < 240.0%22.1%
24 +0.0%1.3%

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 = 1,598
AggregateNon-Aggregate
Less than $5004.3%64.2%
$500 < $1,00012.7%4.1%
$1,000 < $2,00011.1%0.2%
$2,000 < $3,0002.4%0.0%
$3,000 < $4,0000.5%0.3%
$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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