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The table below shows the percentages of convicted offenders sentenced to imprisonment in either the NSW Local or Higher Courts where their principal offence^ was either a violent or property crime.
^ Where a person has been found guilty of more than one offence, the offence which received the most serious penalty is the principal offence.* Includes Homicide and related offences, Acts intended to cause injury, Sexual assault and related offences, Dangerous or negligent acts endangering persons, Abduction, harassment and related offences, Robbery, extortion and related offences.** Includes Unlawful entry with intent/burglary, break and enter, Theft and related offences, Fraud, deception and related offences, Property damage and environmental pollution.