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4510.0 - Recorded Crime - Victims, Australia, 2009 Quality Declaration 
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LOCATION OF OFFENCE

Residential locations were the most likely place of occurrence for murder (65%), attempted murder (62%), sexual assault (67%) and unlawful entry with intent (68%) (Table 2.4). For victims of motor vehicle theft, this offence was most likely to have occurred in a community location (43%), followed by a residential location (40%).

Robbery victims were most likely to be subjected to this offence a community in location (59%), with 46% of all robberies having occurred on a street/footpath.

Forty five percent of kidnapping/abduction victims were taken from a street/footpath, and a further 29% were taken from a residential location. Other theft mainly occurred in retail locations (33%) or community locations (27%).

VICTIMS(a), Selected offences by selected locations
Graph: VICTIMS(a), Selected offences by selected locations






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