4906.0 - Personal Safety, Australia, 2016  
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Tables 39.1 and 39.2 have been updated to include sub-totals for the four data items presented. These new sub-totals are:

  • "Used public transport alone after dark in the last 12 months" for Feelings of safety using public transport alone after dark in the last 12 months
  • "Waited for public transport alone after dark in the last 12 months" for Feelings of safety waiting for public transport alone after dark in the last 12 months
  • "Walked alone in the local area after dark in the last 12 months" for Feelings of safety walking in the local area alone after dark in the last 12 months
  • "Home alone after dark in the last 12 months" for Feelings of safety when at home alone after dark in the last 12 months.

Tables 39.1 and 39.2 have also been updated to include a footnotes which define what Public transport and Local area include.

Tables 40.1 and 40.2 are new tables which present changes over time for feelings of safety using or waiting for public transport data. Table 40.1 uses the "Used public transport alone after dark in the last 12 months" and "Waited for public transport alone after dark in the last 12 months" populations to calculate the "felt safe" and "felt unsafe" proportions. Table 40.2 presents the Margin of Error of these proportions.