7.4 Community sentenced snapshot trend by age


For more details see: data source and enrichment methodology; data spreadsheet .

In the graph above the line labelled "Unknown" is made up almost entirely from offenders for whom Corrections has no date of birth information. The apparent dip in counts of offenders in each of the other age brackets between 1999 and 2004 would be much smaller if these "Unknowns" had been able to be assigned to appropriate age groups.