NSW Recorded Crime Statistics quarterly update December 2019

This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data and comparisons between the current and previous quarter for age, gender, indigenous status, most serious offence and the average length of stay

Certain drug offences continue to rise. In the 24 months to December 2019 possess/use of amphetamines increased by 11.7%, possess/use of narcotics increased by 16.7%, dealing/trafficking in cocaine increased by 25.4% and importing drugs increased 165.2%.

For the 31DEC19 quarter, 13.5% of sentenced adults’ most serious offence was illicit drug offences.

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