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SEX AND AGE OF VICTIM

In 2009, more males than females were victims of murder (71% of victims were male), attempted murder (74%), robbery (75%) and blackmail/extortion (69%) (Table 2.2). More females than males were victims of sexual assault (84%) and kidnapping/abduction (55%).

VICTIMS(a), Selected offences by sex
Graph: VICTIMS(a), Selected offences by sex


During 2009, 35% (90) of victims of murder were aged 45 years and over, with 12% (31) victims of murder aged 65 years and over (Table 2.2).

Robbery victims were most prevalent in the 15 to 24 year age group, with 48% (6,205) of all victims of robbery in this age group. For blackmail/extortion, 39% (213) were aged 45 years and over.

VICTIMS(a), Selected offences by age group
Graph: VICTIMS(a), Selected offences by age group






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