Community sentences and orders statistics - March 2011
This page shows statistical information on the:
- Number of offenders serving community sentences and orders around the country
- Total number of sentences and orders being served
- The percentage of different types of sentences and orders
- Breakdown of the offender population by
- Other facts and figures
View a larger version of the total community sentences and orders graph
Percentage of offenders serving community sentences and orders according to most serious* offence type
* Offenders may be convicted of offences across multiple categories. This information is based on the most serious offence a prisoner is convicted of.
Ethnicity of offenders serving community sentences and orders
Other facts and figures
- The average number of offenders on community sentences and orders being managed on any given day was 44,893 at the end of March 2010.
- Offenders serving Community Work sentences completed 3,754,618 hours of work in the 2009/10 financial year.
- Corrections provided 59,334 reports to the courts in the 2009/10 financial year.
- 46 per cent of those who serve a community-based sentence or order are not convicted of another crime within four years.
- 36 per cent are convicted of a crime and receive another community sentence within four years.
- 18 per cent are convicted of a crime and sent to prison within four years.
* The reconviction rates above are from a 2008 report: Reconviction patterns of offenders managed in the community