4524.0 - In Focus: Crime and Justice Statistics, December 2011  
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Contents >> In the eye of the beholder: Perceptions of social disorder in Australia >> Snapshot on perceptions of noisy driving and dangerous driving

SNAPSHOT ON PERCEPTIONS OF NOISY DRIVING AND DANGEROUS DRIVING

  • Noisy driving and dangerous driving were the two most commonly perceived social disorder issues in Australia.
  • Young adults aged 18 to 24 were significantly less likely to perceive noisy driving and dangerous driving as social disorder issues.
  • Females were significantly more likely than males to perceive noisy driving as a social disorder issue in their local area.
  • Respondents residing in major cities were significantly more likely than respondents residing in other locations to identify noisy driving and dangerous driving as social disorder issues.
  • Persons experiencing a selected personal crime or living in a household affected by household crime in the 12 months prior to the survey were significantly more likely to perceive noisy driving and dangerous driving as an issue and consider it to be a large problem.


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