As at 30 June 2018, the most serious offences for sentenced prisoners in Victoria were:
- sexual offences (16.8%)
- assault and injury offences (14.6%)
- drug offences (12.7%).
Note: Sexual offences include sexual assault and non-assaultive sexual offences.
Most serious offences committed by sentenced prisoners in Victoria, 30 June 2018
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||14.6%|
|Unlawful entry with intent||11.2%|
|Homicide and related offences||9.9%|
|Robbery and extortion||7.8%|
|Justice procedures offences||7.7%|
|Theft and related offences||3.8%|
|Dangerous or negligent acts||3.3%|
|Weapons or explosives offences||3.1%|
|Fraud, deception and related offences||3.0%|
|Property damage and pollution offences||1.7%|
|Traffic and vehicle (regulatory) offences||1.6%|
|Abduction, harassment and threatening behaviour||1.4%|
|Public order offences||1.3%|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Prisoners in Australia, 2018, Cat. No. 4517.0 (2018).