AYJA-AIHW Report Released 3 December 2022 – Youth Detention Population in Australia 2022

The latest Youth Detention Population report has been released.  This is the first of these reports to be released in the new Web Report format.  The report does not have a media release attached.

The report can also be accessed on this site under Publications Reports and Research, and also on the AIHW website www.aihw.gov.au

Report Summary

This report presents information on young people under youth justice supervision during 2020–21 who had an interaction with the child protection system in the 5 years between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2021. More than half (53%) of young people under youth justice supervision during 2020–21 had an interaction with the child protection system in the 5-year period. Almost one-third (30%) were the subject of a substantiated notification for abuse or neglect.

 


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