4510.0 - Recorded Crime - Victims, Australia, 2013 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/06/2014   
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MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

There was a 9.5% decrease in the number of victims of motor vehicle theft in Australia, from 58,556 in 2012 to a four year low of 52,979 in 2013. In Australia:

The most common location in which motor vehicle theft occurred was an outbuilding or residential land (47% or 24,778 victims); and

16% of all motor vehicle theft investigations (8,667 victims) were finalised by police within 30 days.