Cases Sentenced in the Higher Courts

The number of cases sentenced in the higher courts of Victoria (the Supreme and County Courts) steadily decreased between July 2007 and June 2017, from 2,200 cases in 2007-08 to 1,721 cases in 2016-17.

Number of cases sentenced in the higher courts of Victoria from July 2007 to June 2017

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Year Number of cases
2007-08 2,200
2008-09 1,960
2009-10 1,902
2010-11 1,985
2011-12 1,952
2012-13 1,913
2013-14 1,941
2014-15 1,799
2015-16 1,773
2016-17 1,721

Source: Court Services Victoria, unpublished data.