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Number of people sentenced to imprisonment Australia 2005-2019, by gender

In 2019 the number of men in Australian prisons has risen to 39,538 from just over 20,000 in 2015. Significantly fewer women are incarcerated in Australian prisons and while the number of men has increased more steeply from 2013, the number of imprisoned women has remained low in comparison.

Number of prisoners in Australia from 2005 to 2019, by gender

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Release date

December 2019



Survey time period

2005 to 2019

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Note: In the state of Queensland, prior to 2018, 'adult' referred to persons aged 17 years and over.

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