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OTHER THEFT Endnote 1
Other theft excludes any incidents involving theft covered in other crime types in the survey (e.g. break-in or robbery).
Other theft is considered to be a household crime for the purpose of this survey.
PREVALENCE AND REPORTING RATE FOR 2012-13 (see Data Cube 1, Table 1)
In the 12 months prior to interview in 2012-13, an estimated 248,800 households (2.8% of all households) experienced at least one incident of other theft. Just over one third of all households (36%) that were a victim of other theft reported the most recent incident they experienced to police.
CHARACTERISTICS OF OTHER THEFT INCIDENTS (see Data Cube 4, Table 22)
This section discusses characteristics of the most recent incident for households that were victims of other theft in the 12 months prior to interview.
1 All comparisons discussed have been tested for statistical significance with a 95% level of confidence that there is a real difference between the two populations being tested. Only data with a relative standard error (RSE) of less than 25% is referred to in the text of this publication. For further information, refer to the Technical Note.
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