This data has now been superseded and is for historical reference only. For the most accurate data, the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) recommends the use of data from the most recent release. The CSA does not recommend the use of this data to make comparisons over time.
The Crime Statistics Agency publishes recorded crime statistics here every quarter. You can also view crime data by local government area in the latest crime data by area.
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In addition there are data visualisations available on the recorded criminal incidents and record offences pages. There is a link below the visualisation with a guide for use with instructions on how to download the data, calculate percentage change and drill down for further detail.
In the year ending September 2020 data six new COVID-19-related Breach of Chief Health Officer’s Direction offence codes were introduced. There were 32,713 of these offences recorded in Public health and safety offences, here is a breakdown by offence code:
- 837AP REFUS/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ AUTH OFF (IND) – 29,223 offences
- 837AQ REFUS/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ AUTH OFF (B/C) – 66 offences
- 837AR - REF/FAIL COMPLY DIR/REQ WEAR FACE COVER – 3,337 offences
- 837AT - REF/FAIL COMPLY REQ SELF-ISO/QUARANTINE – 34 offences
- 837AV - LEAVE RESTRICTED AREA W/O VALID REAS/EXC ) – 49 offences
- 837AW - REF/FAIL COMPLY REQ-PRIV/PUB GATHERINGS – 4 offences
For more information about the impacts of COVID-19 on crime to end of September 2020 please see the CSA paper Police-recorded crime trends in Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic: update to the end of September.
Download all Excel data tables with detailed information on recorded offences, alleged offender incidents, victim reports, family incidents, Indigenous alleged offender incidents and Indigenous family incidents.