Australian Bureau of Statistics
4510.0 - Recorded Crime, Australia, 2001
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/05/2002
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Increase in the number of victims of crime in all offence categories: ABS
According to figures released today, the number of crime victims recorded by police in Australia increased between 2000 and 2001 for all offence categories for which data are compiled by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The largest proportional increase in the number of victims was for blackmail/extortion (37%).
While there were increases in all categories, for the specific offence types of murder, manslaughter and driving causing death, the number of victims decreased.
Other findings in Recorded Crime, Australia 2001 include:
Further details are in Recorded Crime, Australia 2001 (cat. no. 4510.0).
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