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This chart reveals a massive problem for Australia's justice system

This chart reveals a massive problem for Australia's justice system

Indigenous children and teenagers are 24 times more likely to be incarcerated than their non-Indigenous peers, with the difference even more stark in Western Australia, according to AIHW’s Youth Justice in Australia report.

2013-14 was the third consecutive year the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth incarceration rates increased nationally, new figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) show.

For further information about social justice issues and Indigenous Australians see First Australians, available on the Find Legal Answers website