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4500.0.55.001 - Measuring Victims of Crime: A Guide to Using Administrative and Survey data, June 2011  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/06/2011  First Issue
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CONTENTS

    Chapter 1: Introduction
      Introduction
    Chapter 2: Differences between crime data sources
      Introduction to differences between crime data sources
      Administrative Data
      Comparisons across administrative data sources
      Comparisons within administrative data
      Survey Data
      Comparisons across survey data
      Comparisons between crime administrative data and crime survey data
      Conclusion
    Chapter 3: Analysis of crime victimisation survey data and police recorded administrative data
      Introduction to analysis of crime victimisation survey data and police recorded administrative data
      Know your dataset: Understanding general scope and coverage differences
      Offence scope
      Population scope and geographical coverage
      Reference period
      Comparing survey estimates with administrative data
      Illustration of differences in crime victimisation data by offence
      Assault
      Why are the administrative data and survey data less consistent for some jurisdictions than others?
      Victoria
      Queensland
      Western Australia
      Tasmania
      Given these differences, which comparisons can be made across jurisdictions for the assault data gathered from police statistics?
      Sexual Assault
      Robbery
      Break-in
      Motor Vehicle Theft
      Conclusion - Chapter 3
    Chapter 4: Guide to using each data source
      Introduction to a guide to using each data source
      Summary information for each ABS Crime Data Source
      Which data source do I use?
      Conclusion - Chapter 4
    List of references


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