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VICTIMS OF CRIME, AUSTRALIA
This chapter presents national statistics about incidents of victimisation for a selected range of offences that came to the attention of state and territory police and were recorded in the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014. The statistics provide information about victim characteristics and the nature of the criminal incidents.
The data in this section are drawn from the Data Cube titled Victims of Crime, Australia (Tables 1-5).
NATIONAL SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
Nationally, there was a decrease between 2013 and 2014 in the number of victims for the majority of offence categories. The following offences decreased:
Footnote(s): (a) Excludes driving causing death. (b) New South Wales kidnapping/abduction figures may be overstated (see Explanatory Notes paragraph 64).
Source(s): Recorded Crime - Victims
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