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Offences reported and cleared (a)(b) by type, Queensland, 2007–08 to 2011–12 (archived)

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The Queensland Police have ceased producing the Annual Statistical Review.
Offence type Financial year
2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12
Reported Cleared Reported Cleared Reported Cleared Reported Cleared Reported Cleared
—  number  —
Offences against the person Homicide, etc. 148 124 177 142 152 137 125 99 107 90
Grevious assault 1,032 792 1,020 784 1,013 787 916 695 915 684
Serious assault 8,584 6,057 8,733 6,303 9,382 7,101 8,712 6,457 9,105 6,666
Serious assault (Other) 1,482 1,266 1,645 1,434 1,867 1,591 1,879 1,588 2,417 2,003
Other assault (c) n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Common assault 7,960 6,412 8,002 6,523 8,023 6,633 7,684 6,306 7,894 6,339
Rape (inc. attempted rape) (d) 1,832 1,461 1,485 1,101 1,409 1,113 1,418 1,109 1,303 1,001
Other sexual offences (d) 5,040 3,688 4,038 2,907 4,098 3,000 3,708 2,747 3,437 2,550
Robbery 1,734 897 1,871 961 1,803 992 1,779 970 1,816 1,060
Extortion 59 32 66 44 40 23 46 27 45 18
Kidnapping, abduction,
deprivation of liberty 301 220 238 168 262 202 284 189 297 204
Other 3,124 1,917 3,277 2,021 3,407 2,290 3,218 2,017 3,432 2,185
Total 31,296 22,866 30,552 22,388 31,456 23,869 29,769 22,204 30,768 22,800
 
Offences against property (e)
Breaking & entering
Unlawful entry (f) 45,141 8,857 44,313 8,995 43,491 8,900 42,971 8,048 45,710 9,250
Other theft (excl. unlawful entry) (g) 79,041 21,587 81,847 22,810 85,928 25,873 98,136 26,474 108,476 29,257
Arson 1,254 250 1,438 300 1,368 247 1,222 206 1,536 278
Other property damage 42,754 11,884 42,722 11,667 40,319 11,691 42,200 12,469 42,885 13,523
Unlawful use of motor vehicle 9,944 2,830 9,525 2,625 8,953 2,687 9,709 3,075 11,979 3,971
Stealing (excl. motor vehicle)
Fraud 19,293 12,305 17,857 12,541 18,295 12,946 16,600 11,155 14,916 8,707
Handling stolen goods (h) 5,822 5,335 4,751 4,324 4,817 4,382 4,639 4,169 5,273 4,750
Other
Total (i) 203,249 63,048 202,453 63,262 203,171 66,726 215,477 65,596 230,775 69,736
 
Other offences (e)
Handling stolen goods (h) . .  . .  . .  . .  . . 
Drug offences 49,362 . .  45,087 . .  43,267 . .  43,092 . .  47,741 . . 
Liquor (excl. drunkenness) 7,150 . .  9,236 . .  9,299 . .  7,067 . .  6,498 . . 
Gaming offences 4 . .  . .  1 . .  . .  1 . . 
Vagrancy . .  . .  . .  . .  . . 
Trespassing and vagrancy 4,262 . .  3,977 . .  4,360 . .  3,948 . .  4,316 . . 
Prostitution 382 . .  302 . .  289 . .  199 . .  186 . . 
Breach domestic violence protection order (j) 8,150 . .  8,423 . .  9,701 . .  10,152 . .  11,101 . . 
Good order offences 49,295 . .  50,746 . .  52,678 . .  47,984 . .  51,674 . . 
Traffic and related offences 41,153 . .  42,259 . .  45,850 . .  38,318 . .  39,494 . . 
Weapons Act offences (j) 3,905 . .  3,455 . .  3,450 . .  3,412 . .  3,778 . . 
Stock related offences 1,527 . .  1,263 . .  613 . .  589 . .  514 . . 
Other 3,116 . .  2,919 . .  2,707 . .  2,132 . .  2,319 . . 
. . 
Total (i) 168,306 . .  167,667 . .  172,215 . .  156,893 . .  167,622 . . 
  . . 
Total all offences 402,851 . .  400,672 . .  406,842 . .  402,139 . .  429,165 . . 
n.a. = not available.
. . = not applicable. Because these offences are detected by police, they are not counted as cleared the way reported offences are.
 
(a)  Prior to 1993–94, includes offences originally reported in a previous year and cleared in the year under review. From 1993–94, refers to those offences that are both reported and cleared in the same year.
(b)  From 1996–97, the continuity from previous years is broken as the scope of certain offences was adjusted. The adjustment officially occurred in 1997–98 but 1996–97 figures were recalculated for comparative purposes.
(c)  Prior to 2001–02 classification of assaults was limited to either 'Serious Assault' or "Other Assault'
(d)  From 1996–97, the scope of rape (inc. attempted rape) was broadened and other sexual offences was narrowed.
(e)  From 1996–97, various inclusions and rearrangements were made. The new categories are not comparable with previous years. 
(f)  New category from 1996–97. Not comparable with breaking & entering.
(g)  New category from 1996–97. Not comparable with stealing.
(h)  From 1996–97, this category has changed and been moved from other offences to offences against property.
(i)  Totals prior to 1996–97 are not comparable with totals from 1996–97 onwards.
(j)  Prior to 1998–99, included in other.
 
Source:  Queensland Police Service, Statistical Review, www.police.qld.gov.au.
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