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Incidence of reported crimes per 100,000 persons (Regional)

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Crime statistics are often positively correlated with lack of financial prosperity, therefore criminal activity tends to be more prevalent in places with high unemployment rates and low income earners. Given Australia's relative wealth, comprehensive welfare system, and relatively small divide between rich and poor, Australian crime rates are lower than what is experienced in other developed nations.

Nonetheless, the incidence of crime is still a problem in Australia: alcohol-fuelled violence and hate crimes are often reported in the media, and are a point of concern for lawmakers, law enforcement agencies, and community citizens alike.

This FACT indicates the number of reported crimes per 100,000 persons for each state and territory between 2012 and 2013. Reported crimes include; homicide, acts intended to cause injury, sexual assault, dangerous/negligent acts, abduction/harassment, robbery/extortion, unlawful entry with intent, theft, fraud/deception, illicit drug offences, prohibited/regulated weapons, property damage, public order offences, offences against justice, and miscellaneous offences.

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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2014

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