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Number and proportion of charges that are proven in NSW criminal courts

For selected offences


NSW Criminal Courts 2014
Number of charges, number of proven charges and the percentage of proven charges in criminal court* appearances finalised by type of offence charged
Offence
Total number of charges
Number of proven charges
Percentage of proven charges

Assault

36,264 

22,049

60.8%

Sexual assault

4,362 

1,861

42.7%

Robbery

1,828

1,170

64.0%

Unlawful entry with intent/burglary, break and enter

5,401

3,546

65.7%

Theft (except motor vehicles)

11,964

9,269

77.5%


What about other offences?

NSW Criminal Courts 2014
​​Number of charges, number of proven charges and the percentage of proven charges in criminal court* appearances finalised by type of offence charged

​Offence

​Total number of charges

Number of proven charges

​Percentage of proven charges

Murder

​81

​41

​80.6%

Attempted murder43614.0%
Manslaughter and driving causing death13710274.5%
Other acts intended to cause injury9570607763.5%
Non-assaultive sexual offences81653465.4%
Dangerous or negligent operation of a vehicle6431484475.3%
Other dangerous or negligent acts endangering persons1339067.7%
Abduction and kidnapping1488154.7%
Deprivation of liberty/false imprisonment10990.0%
Harassment and threatening behaviour2621179568.5%
Blackmail and extortion311961.3%
Motor vehicle theft and related offences1878122665.3%
Receive or handle proceeds of crime9898602160.8%
Illegal use of property (except motor vehicles)11100.0%
Obtain benefit by deception13178820962.3%
Forgery and counterfeiting54829453.7%
Deceptive business/government practices66035253.3%
Other fraud and deception offences3386210762.2%
Import or export illicit drugs14011884.3%
Deal or traffic in illicit drugs3941237360.2%
Manufacture or cultivate illicit drugs1214111291.6%
Possess and/or use illicit drugs175451564389.2%
Other illicit drug offences102289887.9%
Prohibited weapons/explosives offences1763114264.8%
Regulated weapons/explosives offences3557258772.7%
Property damage148711145177.0%
Environmental pollution19813970.2%
Disorderly conduct8981592666.0%
Regulated public order offences1845153683.3%
Offensive conduct6625540681.6%
Driver Licence offences231582147592.7%
Vehicle registration and roadworthiness offences6041569494.3%
Regulatory driving offences286332752396.1%
Pedestrian offences00-
Breach of custodial order offences3623356998.5%
Breach of community-based order301442885695.7%
Breach of violence and non-violence orders10303790976.8%
Offences against government operations4989369274.0%
Offences against government security23834.8%
Offences against justice procedures8576677779.0%
Defamation, libel and privacy offences13538.5%
Public health and safety offences5180360669.6%
Commercial/industry/financial regulation94062666.6%
Other miscellaneous offences83859370.8%
Unknown offences(Insufficient data provided)00-
Totall All Offences29355222836777.8%

* Includes charges finalised in Children's Courts, Local and Higher Courts.