4530.0 - Crime Victimisation, Australia, 2017-18 Quality Declaration 
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TYPE OF HOME SECURITY MEASURES (Table 29)

In 2017–18, almost all Australian households (97% or 9.1 million) had at least one selected security measure installed.

The type of security measures installed varied depending on the dwelling type.

The most common security measures installed in houses or semi-detached houses were a door with a security screen (72%), a door with a deadlock (70%) and outside sensor lighting (62%).

HOUSES OR SEMI-DETACHED HOUSES, selected security measure(s) installed in household, Australia, 2017–18
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Footnote(s): (a) Only asked of respondents in houses or semi-detached houses.

Australian Bureau of Statistics
Commonwealth of Australia 2019.

The most common security measures installed in flats or apartments were a door with a deadlock (62%), a secure entry to the complex (56%) and a window with a keyed lock (51%).

FLATS OR APARTMENTS, selected security measure(s) installed in household, Australia, 2017–18
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Footnote(s): (a) Only asked of respondents in flats or apartments.

Australian Bureau of Statistics
Commonwealth of Australia 2019.