Burglaries fall but the fear remains
The percentage of homes burgled continues to fall but the public's fears around home invasions remain high, particularly among women.
It’s human nature to leave the house, get to the end of the street and think, “did I close the garage door?”
We’ve been subconsciously programmed to look after our biggest and most valuable asset, our home, so it’s little wonder we can’t escape the thought of potential home burglary, whatever the actual versus perceived risk might be.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Index of Relative Socio-economic Advantage and Disadvantage (IRSAD) profil…