SINCE 1997

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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.

Burglar with torch breaks into window of domestic residence
The Northern Territory had the highest rate of burglaries, while New South Wales had the lowest in the country.

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…