Cases Sentenced in the Higher Courts

The number of cases sentenced in the higher courts of Victoria (the Supreme and County Courts) slowly decreased between July 2006 and June 2016, from 2,096 cases in 2006–07 to 1,772 cases in 2015–16.

Graph and table: the number of cases sentenced in the higher courts of Victoria from July 2006 to June 2016

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Year Number of cases
2006–07 2,096
2007–08 2,200
2008–09 1,960
2009–10 1,902
2010–11 1,987
2011–12 1,953
2012–13 1,912
2013–14 1,935
2014–15 1,799
2015–16 1,772

Source: Court Services Victoria, unpublished data