Appendix

Table 1: Deaths in prison custody by jurisdiction, 1979–80 to 2014–15 (n)
  NSW Vic Qld WA SA Tas NT ACT National
1979–80 3 2 3 1 5 0 1 0 15
1980–81 8 6 8 3 3 0 0 0 28
1981–82 7 7 8 5 1 1 0 0 29
1982–83 5 4 5 5 5 0 0 0 24
1983–84 12 14 4 2 1 0 0 0 33
1984–85 10 5 5 5 2 0 0 0 27
1985–86 6 2 7 1 0 0 2 0 18
1986–87 17 7 7 3 2 0 1 0 37
1987–88 13 18 6 3 2 2 0 1 45
1988–89 7 11 5 6 1 4 2 0 36
1989–90 28 4 12 3 5 1 0 0 53
1990–91 18 2 4 6 3 1 1 0 35
1991–92 6 2 11 4 5 3 0 0 31
1992–93 20 7 6 6 4 0 1 0 44
1993–94 29 5 11 2 6 3 1 0 57
1994–95 22 7 12 6 7 0 1 0 55
1995–96 18 5 10 6 6 2 1 1 49
1996–97 30 5 13 9 5 1 0 0 63
1997–98 29 13 11 16 6 1 3 1 80
1998–99 27 9 19 6 1 1 1 0 64
1999–00 23 3 14 15 4 5 0 0 64
2000–01 18 11 11 9 7 0 2 0 58
2001–02 18 6 14 10 2 1 1 0 52
2002–03 16 5 7 8 5 1 2 0 44
2003–04 13 4 13 4 2 0 1 0 37
2004–05 15 4 4 7 6 2 1 0 39
2005–06 10 5 2 6 3 1 1 0 28
2006–07 22 3 6 3 4 1 1 0 40
2007–08 11 13 8 8 4 2 0 0 46
2008–09 15 8 9 4 5 1 0 1 43
2009–10 21 8 10 8 5 3 2 1 58
2010–11 20 10 11 5 4 2 6 0 58
2011–12 18 4 6 7 4 1 2 0 42
2012–13 19 13 9 10 0 1 1 0 53
2013–14 13 11 11 7 4 1 5 2 54
2014–15 21 15 7 7 3 4 3 1 61
Total 588 258 309 213 136 45 43 8 1,600

Source: AIC NDICP 1979–2015 [computer file]

Table 2: Deaths in prison custody by jurisdiction, 1999–00 to 2014–15 (rate per 100 prisoners)
  NSW Vic Qld WA SA Tas NT ACT National
1999–00 0.27 0.10 0.31 0.48 0.31 1.28 0.00 0.00 0.29
2000–01 0.21 0.32 0.24 0.30 0.50 0.00 0.28 0.00 0.26
2001–02 0.21 0.17 0.30 0.36 0.14 0.23 0.15 0.00 0.23
2002–03 0.19 0.13 0.13 0.28 0.34 0.22 0.27 0.00 0.19
2003–04 0.14 0.11 0.25 0.13 0.13 0.00 0.14 0.00 0.16
2004–05 0.15 0.11 0.07 0.20 0.41 0.36 0.12 0.00 0.15
2005–06 0.10 0.13 0.04 0.17 0.19 0.20 0.13 0.00 0.11
2006–07 0.22 0.07 0.11 0.08 0.23 0.19 0.11 0.00 0.15
2007–08 0.11 0.31 0.14 0.21 0.21 0.39 0.00 0.00 0.17
2008–09 0.13 0.18 0.16 0.09 0.26 0.19 0.00 0.49 0.15
2009–10 0.19 0.18 0.18 0.17 0.25 0.62 0.18 0.35 0.20
2010–11 0.20 0.21 0.20 0.11 0.20 0.39 0.47 0.00 0.20
2011–12 0.19 0.08 0.11 0.14 0.19 0.20 0.14 0.00 0.14
2012–13 0.19 0.24 0.15 0.20 0.00 0.21 0.07 0.00 0.17
2013–14 0.12 0.18 0.16 0.13 0.16 0.22 0.34 0.51 0.16
2014–15 0.18 0.24 0.10 0.07 0.26 0.58 0.19 0.25 0.17

Note: Rates per 100 prisoners (ABS 2000–2015)

Source: AIC NDICP 1999–2015 [computer file]

Table 3: Deaths in police custody and custody-related operations by jurisdiction, 1979–80 to 2014–15 (n)
  NSW Vic Qld WA SA Tas NT ACT National
1979–80 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 5
1980–81 3 1 2 4 0 0 2 0 12
1981–82 4 3 1 4 2 1 0 0 15
1982–83 6 3 4 3 4 2 0 0 22
1983–84 5 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 14
1984–85 5 4 5 5 0 0 2 0 21
1985–86 4 1 4 4 2 1 4 0 20
1986–87 13 11 9 3 4 0 2 0 42
1987–88 7 4 5 4 1 1 1 0 23
1988–89 10 6 6 4 3 0 0 0 29
1989–90 5 7 7 5 2 1 1 1 29
1990–91 3 9 6 4 2 0 2 0 26
1991–92 4 9 5 0 2 3 1 1 25
1992–93 16 14 3 1 4 0 0 0 38
1993–94 8 10 7 0 1 2 2 1 31
1994–95 14 5 4 3 1 1 1 0 30
1995–96 9 7 5 4 1 3 1 1 31
1996–97 16 2 2 6 2 1 5 0 34
1997–98 14 8 1 3 0 0 2 0 28
1998–99 6 4 6 3 0 0 2 0 21
1999–000 11 4 4 5 7 0 4 0 36
2000–01 17 4 3 4 5 0 1 0 34
2001–02 13 13 3 6 1 0 5 0 41
2002–03 14 6 7 7 3 1 3 0 41
2003–04 15 6 9 6 2 0 3 1 42
2004–05 11 7 10 6 2 0 0 0 36
2005–06 6 2 4 6 4 0 1 1 24
2006–07 10 6 4 4 4 0 1 1 30
2007–08 7 8 5 4 4 1 5 0 34
2008–09 6 3 8 8 6 0 5 1 37
2009–10 5 6 6 3 1 1 4 1 27
2010–11 6 1 7 6 2 2 0 1 25
2011–12 11 3 7 5 3 0 2 0 31
2012–13 6 2 2 6 1 0 0 0 17
2013–14 1 5 3 1 2 0 1 0 13
2014–15 7 2 5 4 1 0 2 0 21
Total 298 188 174 147 80 21 65 10 983

Note: Excludes two cases categorised as ‘Other Commonwealth’

Source: AIC NDICP 1979–2015 [computer file]