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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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In 2004, the victim rate for homicide and related offences was 2.9 per 100,000 persons in the Northern Region. This was a decrease from the 2003 rate of 3.7.

The victim rate for robbery in 2004 was 21.2 per 100,000 persons. This was an increase from the 2003 rate (20.7).

The rate of unlawful entry with intent in the Northern Region decreased, with 796.3 per 100,000 persons recorded in 2004, compared to 1,284.5 in 2003.


In 2004, the victim rate for motor vehicle theft was 166.1 per 100,000 persons. This was a decrease from the 2003 rate of 363.5.

VICTIMS OF SELECTED OFFENCES(a), Northern Region
2003(c)
2004(d)
Offence
no.
rate (per 100,000 persons)
no.
rate (per 100,000 persons)

Homicide and related offences
5
3.7
4
2.9
Kidnapping/abduction
np
np
3
2.2
Robbery
28
20.7
29
21.2
Blackmail/extortion
1
0.7
-
-
Unlawful entry with intent
1,735
1,284.5
1,088
796.3
Motor vehicle theft
491
363.5
227
166.1
Other theft
3,112
2,304.0
2,487
1,820.1

- nil or rounded to zero
np Not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated.

(a) Rates have been rounded to one decimal point and minor discrepancies may occur between the sum of individual components and totals.
(b) Based on an estimated resident population of 133,595.
(c) Based on an estimated resident population of 135,067.
(d) Based on an estimated resident population of 136,638.
Source: Department of Police and Public Safety, extracted from the Crime Analysis System on July 2005; ABS data available on request, Population by Age and Sex Tasmania collection.


FURTHER INFORMATION

Department of Police and Public Safety Annual Report, Annual Report 2003-04 Annual Report 2004-05

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