Youth detention census

Territory Families compiles a daily census showing the number of young people held at the youth detention centres in Darwin and Alice Springs.

The graphs below summarise the weekly data for the latest year. Data from July 2017 can be downloaded using the link below.

  • average number of young people held in detention centres, and whether they are on remand or sentenced to detention
  • average number by gender - per location and combined
  • average number of young people in detention, and whether they are Aboriginal or non-Aboriginal

Average daily number in detention - by location

Average daily number in detention - by status.

Average daily number in detention - by gender.

Average daily number in detention - Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal.

Last updated: 06 November 2019

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