Why people go to jail in Australia
These are the most common crimes
The number of prisoners in Australia has increased 6% over the past ten years, reaching over 40,000.
While a great number of Aussies behind bars were serious threats to society, thousands are behind bars for a non-violent crime.
Here's why Aussie prisoners are in jail and how they differ from the most commonly committed crimes.
All information according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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