Department of Justice is now the Department of Communities and Justice.  Find out more >

R24

Author Christopher Devery
Published January 1991
Report Type General Report Series
Subject Offenders; Socioeconomic factors and crime
Keywords Crime prevention, socio-economic disadvantage, crime control, conviction rates

Download this publication

Summary

Aim

This report examines the regional patterns in Local Court conviction rates in NSW with a view to shedding light on the socio-economic factors which influence crime rates. The report examines these patterns and attempts to explain them in terms of the socio-economic characteristics of the LGAs.