Latest justice statistics released

The Ministry has today published the latest six-monthly justice statistics for the year ended December 2020.

Justice data tables

These statistics contain details on people going through the courts or accessing justice services (such as the number of people charged and convicted, broken down by offence type, outcomes, sentence type and demographics).

The Ministry has also published a summary that outlines key trends.

The data tables include:

  • General justice (such as the number of charges and people charged)
  • Children and young people in court (including Youth Court)
  • Specific offence types (such as homicide, sexual, family violence, driving under the influence, drugs, harmful digital communications, violent, serious and breach of COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Specific justice processes (such as discharged without conviction, unfit to stand trial, offending while on bail, name suppression and “three strikes” offences)
  • Family Court (including protection order applications and adoption)
  • Justice services (including collections, legal aid and family violence programmes).

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