Youth detention population 2022

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Last reviewed: May 2023

This report analyses the numbers and rates of young people aged 10 and over who were in youth detention in Australia due to their involvement, or alleged involvement, in criminal activity. It focuses on trends over the 4-year period from the June quarter 2018 to the June quarter 2022.

Youth detention population in Australia 2022”, published in 2022 by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.