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Key services measures for 2019-2020 - custody 

KEY SERVICE MEASURES - YOUNG PEOPLE IN CUSTODY
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
2018/19
​2019/20
Average daily number of young people in custody
​292
​273
286
​265
​251
Average daily number and percent of young women in custody
21
(7%)
​21
(8%)
​26

(9%)

​23
(9%)
​20
(8%)
​Average daily number and percent of young people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background
​158
(54%)
​144 (53%)
​134 (47%)
​127

(48%)


​112
(45%)
​Average daily number and percent of young people serving custodial sentences
135
(46%)
​118 (43%)
​116 (41%)
​117
(44%)

​107
(43%)
​Average daily number and percent of young people remanded in custody awaiting of court proceedings to be finalised
​157
(54%)
154 (56%)
​170 (59%)

​148

(56%)


​144
(57%)

Source: DCJ/YJ BA. Effective date 1 July 2020.


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


Average daily number (and percentage) of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in custody 


Admissions to Youth 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