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Lifestyle > Security > Victimisation rates > Victimisation by type of crime > All conventional victimisation: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Crime statistics shown here are based on the 2005 International Crime Victim Survey (ICVS), run by a consortium coordinated by the United Nations Interregional Criminal Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). ICVS data for European countries are drawn from the European Survey on Crime and Safety, organised by a consortium led by Gallup Europe. Previous waves of this survey were conducted in 1989, 1992, 1996 and 2000, and most results can be compared across waves.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Ireland 21.9% 2005
2 New Zealand 21.5% 2005
3 Iceland 21.2% 2005
4 United Kingdom 21% 2005
5 Netherlands 19.7% 2005
6 Denmark 18.8% 2005
7 Mexico 18.7% 2005
8 Switzerland 18.1% 2005
9 Belgium 17.7% 2005
10 United States 17.5% 2005
11 Canada 17.2% 2005
12 Australia 16.3% 2005
13 Sweden 16.1% 2005
14 Norway 15.8% 2005
15 Poland 15% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 14.76% 2005
16 Germany 13.1% 2005
=17 Luxembourg 12.7% 2005
=17 Finland 12.7% 2005
19 Italy 12.6% 2005
20 Greece 12.3% 2005
21 France 12% 2005
22 Austria 11.6% 2005
23 Portugal 10.4% 2005
24 Hungary 10% 2005
25 Japan 9.9% 2005
26 Spain 9.1% 2005

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Lifestyle > Security > Victimisation rates > Victimisation by type of crime > All conventional victimisation: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Lifestyle > Security > Victimisation rates > Victimisation by type of crime > All conventional victimisation

  • United Kingdom ranked first for security > victimisation rates > victimisation by type of crime > all conventional victimisation amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • Ireland ranked first for security > victimisation rates > victimisation by type of crime > all conventional victimisation amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • 11 of the bottom 12 countries by security > victimisation rates > victimisation by type of crime > all conventional victimisation are European Union.
  • 13 of the bottom 14 countries by security > victimisation rates > victimisation by type of crime > all conventional victimisation are European.
  • 21 of the top 24 countries by security > victimisation rates > victimisation by type of crime > all conventional victimisation are Christian.
  • Iceland ranked first for security > victimisation rates > victimisation by type of crime > all conventional victimisation amongst NATO countries in 2005.
  • All of the top 2 countries by security > victimisation rates > victimisation by type of crime > all conventional victimisation are English speaking .
  • All of the bottom 8 countries by security > victimisation rates > victimisation by type of crime > all conventional victimisation are Heavily indebted.
  • Spain ranked last for security > victimisation rates > victimisation by type of crime > all conventional victimisation amongst Eurozone in 2005.
  • Japan ranked last for security > victimisation rates > victimisation by type of crime > all conventional victimisation amongst Non-religious countries in 2005.
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