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VICTIMISATION EXPERIENCES IN VICTORIA
During the 2017–18 reference period, an estimated 3.0% of persons in Victoria (153,600) experienced threatened assault, including:
Two in five persons who experienced threatened assault in Victoria (40% or 60,600) experienced a single incident, while 37% (56,600) experienced three or more incidents.
Of those who experienced face-to-face threatened assault:
HOUSEHOLD CRIME (Tables 6 and 7)
VICTIMISATION RATES, Selected household crimes, Victoria & Australia, 2017–18
Australian Bureau of Statistics
© Commonwealth of Australia 2019.
Break-in and attempted break-in
During the 2017–18 reference period, an estimated 2.5% of households in Victoria (61,500) experienced a break-in. Of these households, 70% (43,000) had the most recent incident reported to police.
During the same period, an estimated 2.2% of households in Victoria (52,900) experienced an attempted break-in. Of these, less than one-third (31% or 16,400) had the most recent incident reported to police.
Theft from a motor vehicle
During the 2017-18 reference period, an estimated 3.7% of households in Victoria (89,000) experienced theft from a motor vehicle. Of these, 59% (52,700) had the most recent incident reported to police.
Malicious property damage
In Victoria, an estimated 5.8% of households (139,400) experienced malicious property damage, which was higher than the national rate (5.1%). Of these, just under half (49% or 68,600) had the most recent incident reported to police.
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