Young people in custody

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Key services measures for 2016-2017 - custody 

KEY SERVICE MEASURES - YOUNG PEOPLE IN CUSTODY
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
Average daily number of young people in custody
324
314
286
​292
​273
Average daily number and percent of young women in custody
29
(9%)

​24
(8%)

​21
(7%)

21
(7%)

​21
(8%)

​Average daily number and percent of young people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background
165 (51%)
150 (48%)
150 (52%)
​158 (54%)
​144 (53%)
​Average daily number and percent of young people serving custodial sentences
166 (51%)
​155 (49%)
​149 (52%)
135 (46%)
​118 (43%)
​Average daily number and percent of young people remanded in custody awaiting of court proceedings to be finalised
​158 (49%)
159 (51%)
​137 (48%)
​157 (54%)
154 (56%)

Source: DJ/JJ BA. Effective date 1 July 2017


Average daily number of young people in custody


Average weekly number of young people in custody by legal status


Average daily number of young people in custody by month


Admissions to Juvenile Justice Centres


Number of remand admissions

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Length of stay for young people in custody on remand


Length of stay for young people in custody on control


Proportion of young people with a remand episode who receive, or do not receive a Control Order within 12 months