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Size, accessibility and crime in regional Australia

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

Population size and location play a role in determining the crime levels of local areas. These factors are associated with the potential of regions to attract new economic activities, adjust to economic change and generate local development. This paper discusses the role of population and accessibility in explaining regional variations in crime rates.

Cite article

Carcach C. 2000. Size, accessibility and crime in regional Australia. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 175. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi175