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Media Release: Victimisation rates are the lowest since the year ending 2005

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 30 June 2022 today.

Key Figures: Year ending June 2022

The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 30 June 2022 was 341,367, down 9.6% from 377,487 incidents recorded in the same period last year.

Media Release: Pandemic impacts continue to drive key crime measures down

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 31 March 2022 today.

Key Figures: Year ending March 2022

Key Figures: Year ending March 2022

Media Release: Key crime measures decrease, victimisation rates are the lowest ever reported by CSA

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 31 December 2021 today.

Key Figures: Year ending December 2021

In the 12 months to 31 December 2021 the criminal incident rate decreased 13.0% to 5,232.4 per 100,000 Victorians as did the number of incidents, down 13.2% to 349,452 incidents.

Media Release: New figures show key crime measures decreasing while police recorded family incidents rise

New figures show key crime measures decreasing while police recorded family incidents rise.

Key Figures: Year ending September 2021

The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 30 September 2021 was 357,847, down 13.2% from 412,202 incidents recorded in the same period last year.

Crime Statistics Agency releases 2020-21 Victorian Family Violence Database

This year's Family Violence Database includes new content including a summary of trends in family violence data during COVID-19 and additional data on sexual assaults.

Key Figures: Year ending June 2021

The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 30 June 2021 was 378,877, down 6.9% from 406,857 incidents recorded in the same period last year.