International Crime Victim Surveys - ICVS - 1989, 1992, 1996

The International Crime Victim Survey (ICVS) is the most far-reaching programme of standardised sample surveys to look at householders' experience with crime, policing, crime prevention and feelings of unsafety in a large number of countries. Victim of: theft of or from vehicles, vandalism, robbery, pickpocketing, thefts, sexual harassement or violence, assault Frequency of victimisation, / reasons not to report to the police / familiarity offender in case of sexual, physical violence / injuries / fear of crime in local area / use of help agencies for victims / satisfaction with police behaviour / preferred legal sanctions, punishment, length of detention, safety precautions when leaving home / possession of gun / burglar alarm / insurance / frequency of going out. Background variables: basic characteristics/ residence/ housing situation/ household characteristics/ occupation/employment/ income/capital assets/ education/ religion/ consumption of durables.

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Creator Dijk, J.J.M. van, Ministerie van justitie * Den Haag, Frate, A. del, Unicri * Rome, Italy, Kesteren, J. van, Rijksuniversiteit Leiden * Leiden, Fac. rechtsgeleerdheid (primary investigator)
Publisher Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)
Contributor J. van Kesteren, INTERVICT, Tilburg University (depositor); Various survey companies (data collector)
Publication Year 2010
Rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess; License:
OpenAccess true
Language English
Resource Type Dataset
Discipline Social Sciences;Criminology
Spatial Coverage 58 countries, which have to be specified elsewhere.