Prisoners Yearly by Sex in Australia from 1858

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Average daily number of prisoners in Australia yearly by from 1858, with subtotals for states and territories. Prisoner sex ratios, adjusted for population sex ratios, and prisoners per 100,000 of overall population.

Dataset sheets:

  • Australia series: ave. daily number of prisoners yearly by sex from 1858, with sex ratio, population sex-distributed adjusted sex ratio, and prisoners per 100,000 of overall population (imprisonment prevalence)
  • Victoria series: like Australia series, but for state of Victoria
  • monthly 1976-92: ave. daily prison population monthly by sex for Australia and the state of Victoria
  • source book revised: amendments to source book prisoner series for Australia by sex for Australia and Australian states and territories
  • source book prisoners: original data table
  • capital territory 1977-88: prisoners by sex monthly for the Australian Capital Territory
  • Australia ABS: Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS), historical prisoner statistics for Australia yearly by sex, 1992-2002
  • Victoria ABS: Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS), historical prisoner statistics for Victoria yearly by sex, 1992-2002
  • Victoria alt stats: Historical statistics of prisoners in Victoria, Australia, 1853 to 1996, from Freibern & Ross (1999)

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