Note: Rates were calculated by dividing the number of children on care and protection orders on June 30 of each year by ABS estimates of the Australian population aged 0-17 years valid for June 30 of each year. Nationwide figures for 2004 are not available.
Source: Australian Institute of Criminology 2005. Children on care and protection orders in Australia. Crime facts info no. 101, 5 July. http://www.aic.gov.au/publications/cfi/cfi101.html