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The report looks at what factors were linked with people feeling safe in their local area for April 2013 to March 2014.

People were more likely to feel safe if they:

  • were male
  • were in good health
  • had no disability or limiting long-standing illness
  • had no religion
  • lived in a rural area
  • were educated to degree level or above
  • were aged under 70
  • had medium or high life satisfaction
  • felt that they belong to the local area
  • lived in the safest communities (as measured by recorded levels of burglary, violent crime, theft, criminal damage, anti-social behaviour and fire)
  • agreed that the local area is free from graffiti and vandalism.


Who is most likely to feel safe in their local area?, April 2013 to March 2014 , file type: PDF, file size: 489 KB

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