Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso page
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
      • Few young people are in detention in Australia
      • Numbers and rates of detention are stable
      • One in two young people in detention have not been sentenced
      • Trends vary among the states and territories
      • Indigenous over-representation has increased, particularly in unsentenced detention
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • Young people in detention
      • Age
      • Legal status
      • Data on the detention population
    • 2 Recent trends in detention
      • 2.1 Key points
      • 2.2 Number in detention
      • 2.2 Key points
      • 2.3 Number in detention
      • 2.4 Rate of detention
      • 2.5 Legal status
    • 3 Recent trends in unsentenced detention
      • 3.1 Key points
      • 3.2 Number in unsentenced detention
      • 3.3 Rate of unsentenced detention
    • 4 Recent trends in sentenced detention
      • 4.1 Key points
      • 4.2 Number in sentenced detention
      • 4.3 Rate of sentenced detention
    • 5 State and territory trends
      • 5.1 Key points
      • 5.2 New South Wales
      • 5.3 Victoria
      • 5.4 Queensland
      • 5.5 Western Australia
      • 5.6 South Australia
      • 5.7 Tasmania
      • 5.8 Australian Capital Territory
      • 5.9 Northern Territory
  • End matter
    • Appendix A Summary table
    • Appendix B Data and methods
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of figures and table
    • Related publications