Story: Victims of crime

Victimisation rates by ethnicity, 2006

Victimisation rates by ethnicity, 2006

This table shows the rate of victimisation per 100 adults by ethnicity in three categories of crime, according to a 2006 survey. Māori people were more likely than any other ethnic group to become victims of crime, and were at much greater risk of confrontational crime such as assault.

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Source: New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey 2006, Ministry of Justice

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Victims of crime - The victim’s experience', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 September 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 15 Jul 2018