4530.0 - Crime Victimisation, Australia, 2017-18 Quality Declaration 
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VICTIMISATION EXPERIENCES IN THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

PERSONAL CRIME (Tables 4, 5 and 10)

VICTIMISATION RATES, Selected personal crimes, Australian Capital Territory & Australia, 2017–18
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Footnote(s): (a) ACT estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution.

Australian Bureau of Statistics
Commonwealth of Australia 2019.

Physical assault

During 2017–18, an estimated 2.5% of persons in the Australian Capital Territory (7,900) experienced physical assault. Endnote1

Threatened assault

An estimated 2.2% of persons in the Australian Capital Territory (7,100) experienced face-to-face threatened assault during the 2017–18 reference period.

HOUSEHOLD CRIME (Tables 6 and 7)

VICTIMISATION RATES, Selected household crimes, Australian Capital Territory & Australia, 2017–18
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Australian Bureau of Statistics
Commonwealth of Australia 2019.

Attempted break-in

During the 2017–18 reference period an estimated 1.7% of households in the Australian Capital Territory (2,700) experienced an attempted break-in.

Theft from motor vehicle

An estimated 5.1% of households in the Australian Capital Territory (7,900) experienced theft from a motor vehicle, which was higher than the national rate (3.1%). Of these households, 46% (3,600) had the most recent incident reported to police.

Malicious property damage

During the same period, an estimated 7.1% of households in the Australian Capital Territory (11,000) experienced malicious property damage, which was higher than the national rate (5.1%). Of these households, 56% (5,300) had the most recent incident reported to police.

ENDNOTES

Endnote 1 Estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution