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ABS National Prisoner Census

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The National Prisoner Census collects information about adult prisoners held in custody in Australian prisons each year. The dataset records include characteristics of prisoners, their sentence length and the most serious offence/charge for which offenders are imprisoned. Data are collected by the ABS from administrative records held by corrective service agencies in each state and territory.

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Frequency:Help on this termAnnual
Implementation start date:Help on this term05/12/2019

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Bureau of Statistics

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Australian Bureau of Statistics