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Crime > Property crime victims: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: People victimized by property crime (as a % of the total population). Includes car theft, theft from car, burglary with entry and attempted burglary. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 New Zealand 14.8% 2002
2 Australia 13.9% 2002
3 Italy 12.7% 2002
4 United Kingdom 12.2% 2002
5 Malta 10.9% 2002
6 Canada 10.4% 2002
7 United States 10% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 9.57% 2002
8 Poland 9% 2002
9 France 8.7% 2002
10 Sweden 8.4% 2002
=11 Belgium 7.7% 2002
=11 Slovenia 7.7% 2002
=13 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.6% 2002
=13 Denmark 7.6% 2002
15 Portugal 7.5% 2002
16 Netherlands 7.4% 2002
17 Switzerland 4.5% 2002
18 Finland 4.4% 2002
19 Japan 3.4% 2002
20 Austria 3.1% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Property crime victims. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNICRI (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute). 2002. Correspondence on data on crime victims. March. Turin. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Crime/Property-crime-victims

Crime > Property crime victims: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Crime > Property crime victims

All of the top 2 countries by property crime victims are East Asian and Pacific.
All of the top 2 countries by property crime victims are Former British Colonies'.
All of the top 2 countries by property crime victims are Sparsely populated.
Japan ranked last for property crime victims amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
18 of the bottom 20 countries by property crime victims are High income OECD.
10 of the top 12 countries by property crime victims are Christian.
All of the top 2 countries by property crime victims are English speaking .
Italy ranked first for property crime victims amongst European Union in 2002.
Australia ranked first for property crime victims amongst Non-religious countries in 2002.
11 of the bottom 13 countries by property crime victims are European.

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I suppose South Africa and all the third and second world countries are so WAY off at the top of the scale at the top that no-one even bothered with their corrupted stats.

Posted on 17 Jan 2010

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