Addressing crime

Jan 15, 2019

Q. And which of these types of crime are the most important for the Government to address?

  NET:

Top 3

  Most Important 2nd most important 3rd most important   Jan 18 NET: Top 3
Violent crime

(e.g. assault, murder)

65%   25% 20% 20%   62%
Drug-related crime 64%   20% 22% 22%   72%
Domestic violence 63%   25% 24% 15%   67%
Youth gang crime 52%   18% 18% 17%   53%
White-collar crime

(e.g. fraud, corporate crime)

29%   8% 9% 12%   28%
Burglary 16%   2% 5% 9%   13%
Car theft 10%   3% 3% 4%   6%

About two-thirds (65%) believe addressing violent crime should be a top priority for the government, followed by drug-related crime (64%) and domestic violence (63%).

Car theft (10%) and burglary (16%) are seen as lesser priorities.

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