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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Crime and justice >> Victims of crime by selected offences >> Greater Hobart-Southern Region

In 2004, the victim rate for homicide and related offences was 1.7 per 100,000 persons in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region. This represented a decrease from the 2003 rate (2.1).

The victm rate for robbery in 2004 was 33.2 per 100,000 persons. This was a decrease from the 2003 rate (37.5).

The rate of unlawful entry with intent continued to decrease in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, with 1,143.5 per 100,000 persons recorded in 2004, compared to 1,453.0 in 2003.

In 2004, the victim rate for motor vehicle theft was 551.4 per 100,000 persons. This was a decrease from the 2003 rate of 613.9.

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

Homicide and related offences
5
2.1
4
1.7
Kidnapping/abduction
np
np
np
np
Robbery
88
37.5
79
33.2
Blackmail/extortion
3
1.3
-
-
Unlawful entry with intent
3,413
1,453.0
2,717
1,143.5
Motor vehicle theft
1,442
613.9
1,310
551.4
Other theft
6,471
2,754.9
6,323
2,661.2

- 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 232,713.
(c) Based on an estimated resident population of 234,894.
(d) Based on an estimated resident population of 237,597.
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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