During 2002-03, the Victims of Crime Service provided advice to a total of 1,287 people. The majority of referrals dealt with related to crimes against the person. In more than half of the cases the offender was known to the victim prior to the offence.
VICTIMS OF CRIME SERVICE, CLIENT GROUP COMPOSITION - 2002-03(a)
|Sex || |
Age groups (years)
|Under 18 |
|56 and over |
|Against the person |
|Against property |
|Against both |
Offender known to victim
|(a) Does not include figures for July 2002 to October 2002 from the Victims of Crime Service in Launceston. |
Source: Department of Justice and Industrial Relations, Annual Report 2002-03.