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Criminal Court Statistics

The statistics presents information on the characteristics of defendants dealt with by NSW criminal courts. This includes information on the offences, case outcomes and sentences associated with those defendants. The following table provides information on defendants who had criminal cases finalised within the Higher, Local and Children's Courts from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2019. Data is available on:

  • types of charges finalised in NSW Criminal Courts;
  • bail status of defendants;
  • demographic characteristics of defendants, including their gender, age, Indigenous status;
  • penalties imposed on those defendants found guilty;
  • court delay;
  • the number of Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs) granted by the courts;
  • appeal cases finalised in the District Court;
  • domestic violence and child sexual assault offences.              

Tables: Criminal Court Statistics June 2019

List of archived criminal court reports

The next update will be available: May 2020