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Location of violent crime (%)

  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Homicide Total residential 64 55 64 61 62 61 65 57 58 61 64 66 64 62 64 67 75 61 64
Total community 23 27 22 31 24 24 22 30 30 28 27 24 25 23 20 21 15 27 22
Total other location 9 15 13 7 10 12 11 11 9 10 8 8 9 12 11 10 8 9 11
Unspecified 4 3 1 1 4 3 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 3 5 1 2 3 3
Sexual assault Total residential 62 63 65 66 65 64 65 66 66 67 66 67 66 67 67 66 65 64 67
Total community 23 23 21 20 21 21 21 20 20 20 20 18 19 18 18 18 19 18 18
Total other location 8 9 9 10 10 10 9 10 10 9 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10
Unspecified 7 5 5 4 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 6 7 5
Robbery Total residential 9 9 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 8 9 7 7 8 8 9.6 10
Total community 24 28 28 30 33 55 55 58 59 57 59 57 60 60 59 59 55 50 51
Total other location 65 61 63 61 58 36 35 32 32 33 32 33 30 32 32 33 35 39 38
Unspecified 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Kidnapping/abduction Total residential 23 23 26 22 25 20 23 21 27 24 25 35 29 29 29 30 36 39 33
Total community 64 63 63 66 55 62 62 61 61 63 61 50 56 56 57 55 54 49 52
Total other location 11 13 8 10 14 13 13 15 10 11 12 14 14 13 12 14 10 11 12
Unspecified 2 1 3 2 6 5 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics