The National Prisoner Health Data Collection is held by the AIHW. The collection has been held in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015 and is due to be held again in 2018. Scope includes various data items concerning prison entrants and prison dischargees over a two-week period, clinic attendances, medications administered and some general information about prisons and their operations.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

1 January 2009 to 31 December 2015

Geographical coverage

National |  National and state and territory

Data availability

  • Publications
  • Summary tables published in electronic form
  • Client specified tables on request which may be subject to data provider approval (charges apply)

Restricted unit record access subject to Ethics Committee approval and/or the agreement of all relevant data custodians in all states and territories (charges may apply).

Data scope

Australian public and private prisons in participating jurisdictions.

Methodology

Survey

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

Prisoner health NBEDS

Prisoner health NBEDS 2015 DQS

External links and information 

Prisoners

Contact

[email protected]