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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 8.3 per 100,000 persons in the Mersey-Lyell Region. This was an increase from the 2003 rate of 2.8.

The victim rate for robbery in 2004 was 16.7 per 100,000 persons. This was a slight decrease compared to the 2003 rate (16.8).

The rate of unlawful entry with intent in the Mersey-Lyell Region decreased, with 1,096.5 victims per 100,000 persons recorded in 2004, compared to 1,322.9 in 2003.


In 2004, the victim rate for motor vehicle theft was 179.8 per 100,000 persons. This was a decrease from the 2003 rate of 217.5.

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

Homicide and related offences
3
2.8
9
8.3
Kidnapping/abduction
-
-
np
np
Robbery
18
16.8
18
16.7
Blackmail/extortion
-
-
-
-
Unlawful entry with intent
1,417
1,322.9
1,183
1,096.5
Motor vehicle theft
233
217.5
194
179.8
Other theft
2,524
2,356.3
2,223
2,060.4

- 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 106,417.
(c) Based on an estimated resident population of 107,116.
(d) Based on an estimated resident population of 107,893.
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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