Most important crimes to address

Jan 16, 2018

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

  Most import-ant 2nd 3rd   Total import-ant Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Drug-related crime 26% 27% 19%   72% 72% 75% 60% 73%
Domestic violence 29% 22% 16%   67% 71% 68% 76% 56%
Violent crime – e.g. assault, murder 16% 21% 25%   62% 66% 53% 67% 57%
Youth gang crime 20% 16% 17%   53% 46% 57% 31% 72%
White collar crime – e.g. fraud, corporate crime 7% 8% 13%   28% 27% 28% 44% 22%
Burglary 2% 4% 7%   13% 13% 12% 15% 15%
Car theft 1% 2% 3%   6% 5% 8% 8% 5%

More than two-thirds think that drug-related crime (72%) and domestic violence (67%) are the most important types of crime for the Government to address.

53% thought youth gang crime was one of the most important. Those most likely to think it important were Liberal/National voters (57%), other party voters (72%) and aged 55+ (60%).