Every $100 spent on the criminal justice system in New Zealand is allocated in the following way:

  • $35.71 is spent on managing sentences (e.g. prisons and probation)
  • $12.76 is spent on preventing crime (e.g. police crime prevention activity)
  • $7.65 is spent on rehabilitating offenders (e.g. rehabilitation programmes)
  • 51 cents is spent on supporting victims (e.g. counselling and financial assistance)
  • $12.76 is spent on investigating crime (e.g. police investigations)
  • $30.61 is spent on adjudicating cases (e.g. courts and police prosecutions)

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