Data tables

The tables are in Excel workbooks. Data is from the calendar years 2010 to 2019. Calendar years run from 1 January to 31 December.

Note that the data in these tables differs to that published by Stats NZ in the NZ.Stat tool. The data tables published here are the best source of information on specific offences or charge outcomes.

Summary of the data tables

Notes and trends in the justice data tables. 

View or download the data tables summary [PDF, 183 KB]

Click on the links below to see the tables published under the following topics

General justice data tables

All charges and convicted charges

The number of charges and convicted charges, broken down by offence type, charge outcome and sentence type.

View or download the charge and conviction data tables [XLSX, 857 KB]

People charged and convicted

The number of people charged and convicted, broken down by offence type, charge outcome, sentence type and demographics.

View or download the people charged and convicted data tables [XLSX, 760 KB] [XLSX, 760 KB]

Children and young people

Children and young people with charges finalised in the Youth Court

The number of charges and number of children and young people with charges finalised in the Youth Court.

View or download the children and young people in Youth Court data tables [XLSX, 293 KB]

Children and young people with charges finalised in any court

The number of charges and number of children and young people with charges finalised in any court (including the Youth, District and High Court).

View or download the children and young people in court data tables [XLSX, 301 KB]

Specific offence types

Homicide offences

The number of charges and number of people charged and convicted of homicide offences, including murder, attempted murder, manslaughter and driving causing death.

View or download the homicide offences data tables [XLSX, 116 KB]

Sexual offences

The number of charges and number of people charged and convicted of sexual offences by sexual offence type (e.g. rape) and victim type.

View or download the sexual offences data tables [XLSX, 515 KB]

Offences related to family violence

The number of charges and number of people charged and convicted of offences related to family violence including Breach of protection order, Common assault (domestic), Male assaults female, Assault on a family member, and Strangulation/suffocation.

View or download the family violence data tables [XLSX, 659 KB]

Driving under the influence

The number of charges and number of people charged and convicted of driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Also includes number of people with orders for alcohol interlock devices.

View or download the driving under the influence data tables [XLSX, 879 KB]

Drug offences

The number of charges and number of people charged and convicted of all drug offences.

View or download the drug offences data tables [XLSX, 400 KB]

Cannabis offences

The number of charges and number of people charged and convicted of cannabis offences.

View or download the cannabis offences data tables [XLSX, 332 KB]

Methamphetamine offences

The number of charges and number of people charged and convicted of methamphetamine offences.

View or download the methamphetamine offences data tables [XLSX, 374 KB]

Psychoactive substances offences

The number of charges and number of people charged and convicted of psychoactive substances (“synthetic drug”) offences.

View or download the pyschoactive substances data tables [XLSX, 216 KB]

Harmful digital communication offences

The number of charges and number of people charged and convicted of Harmful Digital Communications Act offences.

View or download the harmful digital communications data tables [XLSX, 642 KB]

Specific justice processes

Discharged without conviction

The number of people discharged without conviction.

View or download the discharge without conviction data tables [XLSX, 210 KB]

Unfit to stand trial or not guilty by reason of insanity

The number of charges and number of people found unfit to stand trial or not guilty by reason of insanity.

View or download the unfit to stand trial or not guilty by reason of insanity data tables [XLSX, 87 KB]

People remanded on bail or at large and offending while on bail or at large

The number of people remanded on bail (including electronically monitored bail) or at large, and the number of offences committed while on bail or at large.

View or download the remand and offending on bail or at large data tables [XLSX, 280 KB]

People granted name suppression

The number of charges and people where name suppression was granted.

View or download the name suppression data tables [XLSX, 135 KB]

"Three strikes" offences

The number of people convicted of “three strikes” offences. These are serious violent offences which are subject to warnings or maximum sentences under the Sentencing Act 2002.

View or download the three strikes data tables [XLSX, 234 KB]

Family Court

Family Court applications

The number of substantive Family Court applications filed by case type. This includes more detailed information on Care of Children Act (excluding Hague) cases, such as parenting order applications filed without notice, and family violence cases.

View or download the family court applications data tables [XLSX, 229 KB]

Protection Order applications

Information includes the type of applications filed, outcomes, temporary Protection Orders granted, court locations and the age, gender and ethnicity of applicants and respondents.

View or download the protection order applications data tables [XLSX, 244 KB]

The flow chart below shows the Protection Order application process for a person experiencing family violence. It shows the process to obtain a Final Protection Order for applicants who need urgent protection (a Without notice application) compared to those who don’t need urgent protection (an On notice application).

View or download the protection order application flowchart [PDF, 161 KB]

Children adopted

Information includes the number of applications filed and granted, court locations, and the age and gender of children adopted.

View or download the children adopted data tables [XLSX, 403 KB]

Justice services

Collections

The amount of fines and reparations imposed and paid.

View or download the collections data tables [XLSX, 56 KB]

Legal aid

The number of legal aid grants, amount of legal aid expenditure and number of people granted legal aid.

View or download the legal aid data tables [XLSX, 102 KB]

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