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Operational Statistics 2018-09-03T06:12:35+00:00

The NCIS provides operational statistics about Case Closure and Document Attachment figures. This information is intended to assist users in interpreting search results.

Statistics are updated bimonthly.

Last updated 3 September 2018.

Case Closure

Table 1: Case Closure figures by Year of Notification and Case Status

Year of Notification Closed Cases Open Cases Total Cases % Closed Cases
2000 8,274 20 8,294 99.8%
2001 18,468 226 18,694 98.8%
2002 18,018 316 18,334 98.3%
2003 18,247 227 18,474 98.8%
2004 18,940 367 19,307 98.1%
2005 18,364 78 18,442 99.6%
2006 17,331 261 17,592 98.5%
2007 19,219 432 19,651 97.8%
2008 21,393 492 21,887 97.8%
2009 21,717 647 22,364 97.1%
2010 20,265 517 20,782 97.5%
2011 20,157 618 20,775 97.0%
2012 20,275 572 20,847 97.3%
2013 20,471 892 21,363 95.8%
2014 20,904 1,397 22,301 93.7%
2015 20,928 2,239 23,167 90.3%
2016 18,246 5,100 23,346 78.2%
2017 12,048 12,802 24,850 48.5%
2018 2,981 10,756 16,737 17.8%
Grand Total 336,250 40,955 377,205 89.0%

Table 2: Case Closure figures by Jurisdiction and Case Status

Jurisdiction Closed Cases Open Cases Total Cases % Closed Cases
NSW 86,020 10,715 96,735 88.9%
VIC 76,405 15,265 91,670 83.3%
QLD 46,432 4,796 51,228 90.6%
SA 44,560 2,548 47,108 94.6%
WA 31,020 2,332 33,352 93.0%
TAS 8,109 608 8,717 93.0%
NT 5,311 247 5,558 95.6%
ACT 5,538 239 5,777 95.9%
NZ 32,855 4,205 37,060 88.7%
Grand Total 332,337 39,815 372,152 89.1%

All cases contained on the NCIS from New Zealand are closed cases. Statistics on open cases are provided by New Zealand Coronial Services. At 3 September 2018, these statistics were unavailable so the above figures for New Zealand open cases are as of 2 July 2018. These figures will be updated in mid-September.

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Document Attachment

Document Attachment rates are presented for closed cases on the NCIS.
Table 3: Document attachment rates by Jurisdiction and Document Type

Document Type
Jurisdiction Police Autopsy Toxicology Finding
NSW 55% 75% 68% 63%
VIC 89% 95% 98% 92%
QLD 96% 68% 42% 66%
SA 100% 0% 27% 99%
WA 100% 78% 91% 98%
TAS 98% 84% 91% 91%
NT 97% 93% 74% 98%
ACT 98% 93% 76% 98%
NZ 98% 98% 82% 98%

Please note: Only cases where a particular document type was produced have been included in the preparation of this data.

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