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Australian crime : facts and figures 2005

ISBN 0 642 53897 2 ISSN 1832-228X
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, January 2006


This compendium of the most recently available national information on crime in Australia is intended to serve as a ready reference. It covers different types of recorded crimes, their place of occurrence, victim details, responses of criminal justice agencies, and government resources directed to deal with crime.


Extraction of data and preparation of text: Max Kwiatkowski and Janet Smith

Note: Because of rounding, some percentages may not sum to 100. Minor revisions are occasionally made to publications after release. The online version available on the AIC website will include any revisions made since printing.