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Indigenous deaths in custody statistics

Figure 3 Prison custody deaths by Indigenous status, 1981–82 to 2012–13 (rate per 100 prisoners)a

Rate of death in prison custody, by Indigenous status and year, 1982-2008 (rate per 1,000 relevant prisoners at 30 June each year)

a: Rate per 100 prisoners on an average day (SCRGSP 2014a)

Source: Australian Institute of Criminology - Deaths in custody in Australia: National Deaths in Custody Program 2011–12 and 2012–13

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