Australia Violent Crime Rate

Australia Violent Crime Rate – Statistics

By: abhay12

Australia Violent Crime Rate : Australia was used to be considered as one of the top countries where violent crimes happen. But as Australia comes in the List of countries that have banned guns there has been low homicide attacks in Australia. After the impose of the Gun ban by the Government of Australia it has been seen that there has been a relatively low drop down in the Australia crime rate statistics. After the induction of the Gun ban Law in Australia there is slight downfall in the homicides attacks.

Australia crime rate after gun ban

Australia crime rate after gun ban has definitely drop down in the recent years, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics there has been 3.0% decrease in the number of homicide victims in Australia, which were 434 in 2013, which is now a five year low, a total of 421 homicide victims in 2014.

On April 28, 1996 a gunman in Port Arthur, Tasmania killed 35 people and wound 23 people which resulted in the addition of the Gun Control Law in Australia. In Australia civilians are not allowed to possess any firearm or gun. Guns like automatic and semi-automatic, loading pump actions and hand grenades are banned in Australia.

Australia crime rate compared to the world

Australia crime rate has been recorded a bit low after the year 2012 whereas other countries like Unites States of America, Africa, India, Sweden, United Kingdom have have shown high crime rates in the annual statistics.

Australia Violent crime rate 2016 : Statistics

Let’s check some of the violent crimes statistics which depicts Australia crime rate 2016. 

Firstly, see the Violent Crime Rate Statistics by the  Australian Bureau of Statistics till the year 2013.

Australia Violent crime rate 2016 Statistics

Australia Violent crime rate Statistics

This graph shows the statistics of the crimes that happened from 1993 to 2013. Now let us check Australia crime rate 2016 statisitics.

Australia Violent crime rate 2016 Statistics

Now the above given statistics show the downfall in the violent crime activities in Australia from 2010 to 2015.

Australian Crime Activities in Detail

  • Robbery : The number of Robbery attacks in Australia decreased again for the fifth time, there was a downfall of 9% (927 victims) between the year 2014-2015.
  • Property Crime The number of Property Crime attacks in Australia increased, there was an increase of 1% (2,637 victims) between the year 2014-2015.
  • Sexual Assault Against Females : The number of victims of FDV (Family and Domestic Violence) FOR Sexual assault against females increased by 7% (503 victims) between the year 2014-2015.
  • Homicide Attacks : 3.0% decrease in the number of homicide victims in Australia, which were 434 in 2013, which is now a five year low, a total of 421 homicide victims in 2014.

 

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