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Location of all crime, by location and crime (%)

UEWI=Unlawful entry with intent. MVT=Motor vehicle theft. nfd=not further defined.

  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Homicide Dwelling 61.3 51.1 58.2 55.6 51.4 54.0 58.5 51.6 54.6 54.6 60.9 61.3 60.1 55.9 57.6 62.5 68.2 52.3 58.8
Outbuilding/residential land 2.6 3.7 5.3 5.4 10.5 6.1 6.5 5.3 3.6 6.1 1.8 2.5 1.6 5.3 4.5 3.1 5.9 4.3 4.5
Residential not further defined 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 1.5 2.2 2.4 1.1 2.3 3.6 2.5 4.7 1.2
Street/footpath 8.8 14.7 12.0 18.6 15.0 11.7 13.1 14.2 17.2 14.7 10.3 12.5 15.8 14.8 14.4 13.8 9.2 14.8 14.7
Transport 1.1 1.4 1.7 1.2 1.6 1.6 1.0 2.2 2.6 2.4 1.1 2.5 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.3 0.0 3.1 0.0
Other community 12.8 11.2 8.1 10.8 7.1 11.0 8.2 13.2 9.6 10.9 15.1 9.3 7.5 6.8 4.9 4.9 4.2 8.6 7.8
Retail 2.3 8.0 3.3 2.1 2.6 3.2 3.9 2.2 2.6 5.8 2.6 2.9 3.2 4.6 4.5 3.1 5.9 3.9 4.9
Recreational 2.6 5.5 6.1 2.4 2.9 5.5 4.9 6.0 3.6 2.0 3.7 3.2 4.0 4.9 3.4 4.9 1.3 3.1 2.9
Other 4.3 1.7 3.9 3.3 4.7 3.2 1.6 3.1 3.0 2.4 1.8 1.4 2.0 2.3 2.7 1.3 1.3 2.0 2.4
Unspecified location 4.2 2.7 1.3 0.6 4.2 3.3 2.2 1.9 3.1 1.1 1.2 2.2 2.3 3.2 4.6 1.3 1.7 3.1 2.9
  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Sexual assault Dwelling 60.4 61.3 63.0 63.7 62.5 61.5 62.6 63.1 63.1 64.5 63.6 64.5 63.1 64.3 64.7 65.7 64.6 64.3 67.0
Outbuilding/residential land 1.1 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.5 2.2 2.6 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.9 1.8 1.5 1.8 1.8 1.3 1.4
Residential not further defined 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.1 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.4 1.4 0.9
Street/footpath 8.5 8.6 7.5 6.8 8.2 8.0 7.9 7.6 6.8 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.6 6.6 6.6 7.1 7.3 6.8 6.6
Transport 4.9 4.1 3.4 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.5 3.2 3.3 3.1 3.7 3.2 3.5 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.4
Other community 9.8 10.2 9.8 9.4 9.3 9.4 9.4 9.6 10.0 10.0 9.5 8.5 8.2 8.5 8.3 4.5 4.4 4.9 5.0
Retail 2.6 2.7 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.2 3.0 2.9 3.3 3.7 4.2 4.1 3.9 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2
Recreational 3.9 4.3 4.9 5.1 5.2 5.1 5.2 4.7 5.0 4.8 5.1 5.6 5.2 4.9 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.3
Other 2.1 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.8 1.8 1.5 2.1 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.4
Unspecified location 6.7 4.9 4.7 4.3 4.4 5.5 5.1 4.2 4.0 3.7 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.7 5.3 6.0 7.1 5.7
  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Robbery Dwelling 8.5 9.0 7.0 6.5 6.8 5.8 6.1 6.3 6.4 6.9 6.5 7.3 8.4 6.2 6.2 6.4 6.8 8.2 8.5
Outbuilding/residential land 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.7
Residential not further defined 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1
Street/footpath 15.4 18.6 18.5 20.4 22.6 37.1 38.3 41.0 41.6 41.8 43.9 44.9 45.8 48.0 46.4 46.7 43.9 39.3 39.8
Transport 5.8 6.2 6.3 6.4 5.5 12.0 11.6 11.1 10.5 9.9 9.1 8.3 8.3 9.1 9.0 9.1 8.8 8.6 8.6
Other community 3.1 2.8 3.2 3.2 5.2 5.9 5.5 6.3 6.5 5.7 5.7 3.9 5.6 3.4 3.5 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.8
Retail 47.0 46.6 49.2 49.6 46.0 26.5 25.8 22.2 23.4 24.0 23.3 24.1 20.0 21.9 23.7 23.3 26.3 29.3 28.7
Recreational 7.3 6.4 6.2 5.7 5.9 5.7 5.8 6.3 5.8 6.2 5.9 7.6 4.9 7.7 7.3 7.7 7.3 7.6 7.2
Other 10.3 7.7 7.2 5.9 5.6 3.5 3.2 3.5 2.8 2.5 2.5 1.8 4.7 2.2 1.5 1.7 1.8 2.0 1.8
Unspecified location 2.3 2.2 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.6 3.2 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.3 1.3 1.2 0.7 1.5 1.2 1.2 1.1 0.7
  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Kidnapping/abduction Dwelling 21.5 21.5 23.0 20.7 20.7 15.8 18.3 19.4 25.1 21.9 24.1 32.7 27.7 27.5 27.8 29.3 34.7 38.5 32.7
Outbuilding/residential land 1.1 1.9 2.7 1.4 4.7 4.5 4.3 1.3 1.4 1.0 0.7 1.8 0.8 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.2
Residential not further defined 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0
Street/footpath 49.0 48.0 48.5 48.5 17.0 48.3 43.1 41.5 43.6 45.1 40.4 40.1 44.5 44.8 45.2 47.1 46.7 40.3 43.9
Transport 4.9 6.1 13.1 7.6 5.2 5.9 5.5 4.0 4.0 3.7 2.8 5.1 3.2 2.4 5.3
Other community 9.8 8.6 14.9 17.2 38.0 13.4 5.7 11.9 12.3 12.4 14.9 5.8 7.2 7.2 9.0 1.9 3.2 4.2 2.2
Retail 3.4 6.5 8.0 7.0 6.2 4.9 5.9 5.3 8.1 6.1 7.2 5.3 5.8 4.6 5.3 5.8
Recreational 6.0 5.2 4.4 5.3 5.0 3.8 4.0 6.0 5.1 3.6 3.8 4.3 6.5 3.3 5.0 3.4
Other 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.5 4.0 1.0 1.0 0.7 1.2 4.0 1.7 2.1 1.5 1.7 1.3 3.1
Unspecified location 2.7 1.3 3.0 1.8 5.3 4.7 2.6 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.3 0.7 1.6 2.3 1.9 1.4 0.6 1.1 2.6
  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
UEWI Dwelling 61.6 62 62.9 62.3 60 63.4 56 58.5 58.7 59.3 59 58.5 58.9 59 60.1 66.2 66.5 66.1 67
Outbuilding/residential land 4.9 5.3 5.1 5.3 6.4 7.8 7.1 6.6 6.7 6.0 5.8 6.3 6.0 6.8 7.0 8.0 8.4 8.3 7.8
Residential not further defined 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.2 0.8 0.8 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.4
Street/footpath
Transport 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Other community 6.3 6.6 6.8 7.2 8.2 9.1 8.7 8.0 7.2 7.3 7.4 6.8 7.1 6.5 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.5
Retail 13.7 13.2 12.6 12.3 12.3 13.2 12.5 11.8 12.0 12.2 12.2 12.4 12.2 12.5 12.4 12.5 12.1 12.2 12.3
Recreational 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.4 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.6
Other 8.2 7.8 7.5 7.7 8.3 10.2 9.5 9.5 9.5 10.3 10.2 10.2 10.4 9.8 9.2 5.8 5.9 6.2 6.3
Unspecified location 2.0 1.7 1.5 1.7 1.4 2.2 2.3 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8

UEWI = Unlawful entry with intent

  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
MVT Dwelling 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Outbuilding/residential land 17.2 18.2 17.4 18.3 19.4 18.5 20.5 22.7 26.2 26.4 27.7 34.4 35.3 33.0 33.2 43.2 44.4 46.5 48.2
Residential not further defined 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.9 6.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Street/footpath 36.6 37.4 40.5 40.6 39.1 39.6 40.9 38.7 36.2 37.6 37.7 36.8 36.6 34.6 34.6 35.1 34.8 32.5 30.9
Transport 22.9 20.2 16.7 16.7 15.1 15.5 14.0 15.2 14.3 13.8 13.0 7.7 7.9 9.6 7.2 6.6 6.1 6.1 5.8
Other community 2.6 2.8 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.3 4.0 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.1 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3
Retail 8.2 10.1 10.7 10.2 12.7 13.0 12.0 11.4 10.9 10.5 10.0 10.5 10.2 8.3 7.5 6.6 6.5 6.3 6.0
Recreational 1.6 2.2 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.1 1.9 1.9 1.7 1.4 1.5 1.8 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.1
Other 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.8 3.2 3.2 3.2 5.5 5.3 5.4 5.1 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.8
Unspecified location 8.7 6.8 4.9 4.7 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8 1.6 1.6 2.8 3.0 1.8 1.5 1.5 1.8

MVT = Motor vehicle theft

  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Other theft Dwelling 12.0 12.7 11.9 12.3 10.5 9.8 10.4 10.8 12.1 11.8 11.8 11.5 11.5 9.9 8.3 10.7 9.5 10.9 10.1
Outbuilding/residential land 6.0 8.9 9.7 10.6 14.5 14.2 14.2 14.7 13.1 12.2 12.4 15.7 15.3 16.4 18.2 19.1 20.7 19.4 20.4
Residential not further defined 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 1.5 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.5
Street/footpath 15.3 16.3 17.4 18.3 18.0 17.6 17.4 16.1 15.6 15.8 15.6 15.3 16.2 15.6 14.4 14.1 14.0 12.8 12.5
Transport 14.6 13.0 11.7 10.3 9.5 10.5 9.9 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.3 7.4 8.4 9.1 7.1 6.8 6.7 6.5 6.7
Other community 7.9 8.0 8.2 8.1 7.0 6.6 6.6 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.1 6.1 5.6 5.4 5.4 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.1
Retail 24.7 24.2 24.1 23.6 24.0 24.0 23.9 25.3 26.8 27.6 28.6 29.9 29.4 30.2 32.7 34.0 34.1 35.5 35.7
Recreational 4.1 4.9 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.5 6.0 5.9 5.4 5.5 4.7 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.7
Other 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.6 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.6 6.0 5.9 6.9 7.3 6.6 5.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5
Unspecified location 9.4 5.9 5.6 4.8 5.2 5.9 6.2 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.3 2.1 1.6 2.2 2.4 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics