Court administration expenditure
Total recurrent expenditure on court administration services around Australia (excluding the High Court and specialist jurisdiction courts) was $1.34 billion in 2006–07, approximately $900,000 more than in 2005–06. Expenditure on criminal courts' administration was about $570 million for 2006–07, an increase from $525 million in the previous year.
Total criminal court expenditure less income (excluding fines) was $549 million. This amounts to $28 per person in Australia, or $37 per adult.
Total = $549,420,000
- Magistrates' courts incurred 52 percent of all criminal court expenditure in 2006–07, with children's courts an additional five percent.
- Intermediate courts incurred 30 percent; supreme courts incurred 13 percent.
- Australian Government Productivity Commision - Courts - Chapter 7 - 2015
- Australian Institute of Criminology - Australian crime: Facts and Figures: 2013 - Chapter 7: Criminal justice resources
- Australian Bureau of Statistics - Year Book Australia, 2012 - Crime and Justice: Expendature on Justice and Safety
- Australian Institute of Criminology - Australian crime: Facts and Figures: 2011 - Chapter 7: Criminal justice resources