Crime > Punishment Stats: compare key data on Australia & Russia


STAT Australia Russia
Crimes possibly attracting life sentence Treason, terrorism, drug trafficking, rape, serious child sex offences See details
Crimes requiring mandatory sentence Murder of police officer or other public official, murder in South Australia, Queensland, Northern Territory, aircraft hijacking No
Has indefinite sentence Yes No
Has life imprisonment Yes Yes, but only for men between 18 and 65 years.
Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21 under 18 : must have minimum term set under 18 : max. 10 years' imprisonment
Maximum length of sentence None 25 years' imprisonment or 30 years in special circumstances for all women and men above age 65
Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole 10 years, 20 years, 25 years, or never; individually set by judge 25 years


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