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Operational Statistics

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Operational Statistics 2019-01-15T01:04:07+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 quarterly.

Last updated 9 January 2019.

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 19 8,293 99.8%
2001 18,472 221 18,693 98.8%
2002 18,018 315 18,333 98.3%
2003 18,246 226 18,472 98.8%
2004 18,939 365 19,304 98.1%
2005 18,366 74 18,440 99.6%
2006 17,331 259 17,589 98.5%
2007 19,220 430 19,650 97.8%
2008 21,392 485 21,877 97.8%
2009 21,730 633 22,363 97.2%
2010 20,273 508 20,781 97.6%
2011 20,162 610 20,772 97.1%
2012 20,289 557 20,846 97.3%
2013 20,512 850 21,362 96.0%
2014 20,993 1,290 22,283 94.2%
2015 21,117 1,979 23,096 91.4%
2016 19,865 3,142 23,007 86.3%
2017 13,964 10,585 24,549 56.9%
2018 5,965 18,581 24,546 24.3%
2019 1 300 301 0.3%
Total 343,128 41,429 384,557 89.2%

Table 2: Case closure figures by jurisdiction and case status

Jurisdiction Closed cases Open cases Total cases % Closed cases
NSW 87,551 10,947 98,498 88.9%
VIC 77,704 15,781 93,485 83.1%
QLD 47,200 4,352 51,552 91.6%
SA 45,557 2,482 48,039 94.8%
WA 31,720 2,460 34,180 92.8%
TAS 8,278 607 8,885 93.2%
NT 5,429 257 5,686 95.5%
ACT 5,630 241 5,871 95.9%
NZ 34,059 4,302 38,361 88.8%
Total 343,128 41,429 384,557 89.2%

New Zealand data upload is restricted to closed cases.  Statistics on open cases are provided by the New Zealand Coroners Court for statistical purposes only.

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Document Attachment

Table 3: Document attachment rates by jurisdiction and document type

Document type
Jurisdiction Police Autopsy Toxicology Finding
NSW 55% 76% 68% 64%
VIC 93% 95% 98% 92%
QLD 96% 69% 44% 67%
SA 100% 0% 29% 96%
WA 100% 79% 91% 98%
TAS 98% 84% 92% 91%
NT 97% 93% 75% 98%
ACT 98% 93% 76% 98%
NZ 99% 98% 83% 99%

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

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ICD-10 Coding

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes are provided annually to the NCIS by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and New Zealand Ministry of Health.

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