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Over two-thirds of all Homicide and related offences occurred at a residential location (68% or 53 victims). (Table 8)
The number of victims of Sexual assault increased for the sixth consecutive year to reach 4,849 victims in 2018. The victimisation rate increased over this time from 86 victims in 2013 to 97 victims per 100,000 persons in 2018, which was the highest rate recorded for the time series (beginning in 2010). (Table 6)
There were almost six times more female victims of Sexual assault than male victims (4,136 and 712 victims respectively).
For female victims:
Over two-thirds of Sexual assaults in 2018 occurred at a residential location (68% or 3,284 victims). Most Sexual assaults did not involve the use of a weapon (93% or 4,494 victims). (Tables 8 and 9)
The number of victims of Robbery increased to reach their highest recorded levels since the beginning of the time series in 2010, with 2,195 victims in 2018. (Table 6)
This increase was caused by a rise in both Armed and Unarmed robbery (up 191 and 155 victims, respectively). (Table 6)
For victims of Robbery in Queensland:
Between 2017 and 2018 the total number of victims of property crimes in Queensland increased by 9% (or 14,903 victims) to reach their highest levels since 2010 at 178,690 victims. (Table 6)
This was caused by increases across all property offences:
Victims of Other theft and Motor vehicle theft both increased to reach their highest levels since the beginning of the time series (in 2010). (Tables 6)
Over half (58%) of motor vehicle thefts (or 7,349 victims) occurred at residential location and 45% of Other thefts occurred at a retail location (57,532 victims). (Table 8)
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