Australasian Youth Justice Administrators

AYJA-AIHW Report Released 31 March 2022 – Youth Justice in Australia 2020-21

The Youth Justice in Australia 2020-21 report has been released.  The report is accompanied by a Media Release.

The report can also be accessed under Publications Reports and Research and on the AIHW website

Report Summary

Of the 4,695 young people under youth justice supervision on an average day in 2020–21, most were male (81%) and supervised in the community (84%). Overall rates of supervision varied among the states and territories, from 7.3 per 10,000 in Victoria to 32 per 10,000 in the Northern Territory. Rates of supervision fell over the 5 years from 2016–17 to 2020–21 for community-based supervision and detention.

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