Youth detention census
- average number of young people held in detention centres, and whether they are on remand or sentenced to detention
- average number by gender - per location and combined
- average number of young people in detention, and whether they are Aboriginal or non-Aboriginal.
Average daily number in detention – by location
Average daily number in detention – by status
Average daily number in detention – by gender
Average daily number in detention – by Aboriginal status
|Weekly Average||It is the sum of the number of days each youth spent in custody during the week divided by 7 days in that week.|
|Remand||The act of placing in custody a young person who is accused of an offence to await trial or the continuation of the trial.|
|Sentenced||The number of youths hold in Darwin Don Dale Dentention Centre and Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre|
|Aboriginal||A young person of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island descent who identifies and is identified as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.|
|Darwin||Refers to Dole Dale Youth Detention Centre|
|Alice Springs||Refers to Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre|
Download the data from July 2017 - Average weekly juveniles in detention .
Last updated: 23 March 2022
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