Australian Bureau of Statistics
1304.5 - Stats Talk WA (Newsletter), Sept 2005
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/05/2006
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Home Safety and Security
One in Twenty WA Households Victims of Break-ins
Less than half of Western Australian households had deadlocks (42%) or security screens (45%) on all of their external doors at the time of the survey. Just over one-quarter (27%) of households had a security/burglar alarm installed.
An estimated four out of every ten break-ins or attempted break-ins occurred during a weekday in daylight. The survey also found:
An estimated seven in 10 Western Australian households had working smoke alarms installed in October 2004. Other information on smoke alarms includes:
For further information consult Home Safety and Security, Western Australia (ABS cat. no. 4526.5.55.001)
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