Kōrero: Prisons

Convictions of male and female prisoners, 1991–2009

These graphics compare the types of crimes for which male and female prisoners were convicted between 1991 and 2009. In each case the figures are based on the major offence for which each prisoner was sentenced.

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Source: New Zealand official yearbook

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Peter Clayworth, 'Prisons - Women in prison', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/36782/convictions-of-male-and-female-prisoners-1991-2009 (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 20 Jun 2012