Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Notes
    • Summary
      • Fewer than 1,000 young people in detention on an average night
      • Numbers and rates have decreased
      • Decrease in sentenced detention rate
      • Half of those in detention are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
      • Trends among the states and territories vary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Key principles in youth detention
      • 1.2 Youth detention age limits
      • 1.3 Legal status
      • 1.4 States and territories
      • 1.5 Detention data
    • 2 Recent trends in detention
      • 2.1 Key points
      • 2.2 Number in detention
      • 2.3 Rate of detention
      • 2.4 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
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Data and methods
      • Appendix B: Juvenile Justice National Minimum Data Set 2012-13 data quality statement
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Related publications