Story: Security and personal safety

Sense of safety after dark

Sense of safety after dark

The National Quality of Life Survey for 2008 questioned people about their sense of safety walking alone in their neighbourhood after dark. Those living in Wellington felt the safest and those in Manukau the least safe.

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Source: Quality of Life National Survey 2008, Wellington: Nielsen, 2008, p. 102

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Carl Walrond, 'Security and personal safety - Safety strategies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/30953/sense-of-safety-after-dark (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Aug 2017