As at 30 June 2020, the most serious offences for sentenced prisoners in Victoria were:
- sexual offences (19.2%)
- assault and injury offences (14.8%)
- drug offences (13.0%).
Note: Sexual offences include sexual assault and non-assaultive sexual offences.
Most serious offences committed by sentenced prisoners in Victoria, 30 June 2020
Hover over a bar in the graph to display the number of offenders for the offence.
|Most serious offence||Percentage of all sentenced prisoners|
|Assault and injury offences||14.8%|
|Homicide and related offences||11.4%|
|Unlawful entry with intent||11.3%|
|Robbery and extortion||7.2%|
|Justice procedures offences||6.6%|
|Theft and related offences||3.5%|
|Fraud, deception and related offences||2.7%|
|Property damage and pollution offences||1.8%|
|Abduction, harassment and threatening behaviour||1.3%|
|Traffic and vehicle (regulatory) offences||0.7%|
|Public order offences||0.5%|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Prisoners in Australia, 2020, cat. no. 4517.0 (2020).