1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Crime and Justice >> Victims of crime >> Support for victims of crime

During 2002-03, the Victims of Crime Service provided advice to a total of 1,287 people. The majority of referrals dealt with related to crimes against the person. In more than half of the cases the offender was known to the victim prior to the offence.


VICTIMS OF CRIME SERVICE, CLIENT GROUP COMPOSITION - 2002-03(a)

Units
Persons

Sex
Males
no.
459
Females
no.
828

Age groups (years)
Under 18
%
5
19-29
%
29
30-39
%
31
40-55
%
26
56 and over
%
9

Crime category
Against the person
%
69
Against property
%
19
Against both
%
12

Offender known to victim
Yes
%
53
No
%
47

(a) Does not include figures for July 2002 to October 2002 from the Victims of Crime Service in Launceston.

Source: Department of Justice and Industrial Relations, Annual Report 2002-03.


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