Annual statistics

Statistics are provided for 30 June and 31 December year-ends.

The High Court provides statistics on criminal and civil court workloads and statistics on waiting times for scheduled hearings. Statistics on workloads cover:

  • New business
  • Disposals
  • Active cases

 

Definitions and glossary

Definitions are available within each spreadsheet.

A glossary of terms is available.

 

Statistics are available for the following periods

Court workload is seasonal. It can be misleading to compare active cases and/or waiting times at 30 June with those at 31 December.

1 January 2020 - 31 December 2020

1 July 2019 - 30 June 2020

1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019

1 July 2018 - 30 June 2019

1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018

1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018

1 January 2017 - 31 December 2017

1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017

 

Archived court statistics

Archived court statistics, by all courts and jurisdictions, from the year 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011 to the year 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016, can be accessed here.

 

Judicial media inquiries - Senior Courts (Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court)  
Contact: Liz Kennedy - Senior Media Advisor
Phone: 04 466 3439
Cell phone: 027 369 6701
Email: Liz Kennedy