GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Crime And Poverty Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"In 2018, individuals in the US residing in poor households at or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) had more than double the rates of violent victimization compared to individuals in high-income households."

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"Low-income neighborhoods in the US have violent crime rates that are about nine times higher than high-income neighborhoods."

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"Nearly half of persons living in poverty in 2017 were under the age of 18 (49.7%), indicating a high crime susceptibility group."

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"The highest violent crime rates in Canada are found in neighborhoods with the highest poverty rates."

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"Ex-offenders are unemployed at a rate of over 27%, higher than the total U.S. unemployment rate during any historical period, including the Great Depression."

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"New York City neighborhoods with high poverty rates have up to three times the violent crime rate as wealthier neighborhoods."

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"20% of people in the UK living in a high crime area were income-deprived compared with only 3% in low crime areas."

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"13% of Chicago's poverty-stricken neighborhoods contain 45% of the city's crimes."

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"The poorest areas in England and Wales experience around double the rate of violent crime compared to the least poor areas."

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"The crime rates for robbery, homicide and motor vehicle theft were highest in American neighborhoods with a poverty rate of 40% or more."

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"Children living in poverty are three times more likely to be a victim of neglect or abuse and seven times more likely to experience a violent crime than other children."

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"In London, violent crime rates are nearly twice as high in areas with the highest rates of deprivation compared to the least deprived."

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"In Australia, people living in the most disadvantaged areas were 1.5 times as likely as those living in the least disadvantaged areas to have experienced a violent crime."

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"About 37% of USA prison inmates who had less than a high school education were in the poorest third of the population."

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"Rates of violent crime and property crime in U.S. metropolitan areas tend to be above average in cities where the poverty rate is at least 25%."

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"Over 68% of all Nigerian prisoners were approved for pre-trial but kept in confinement because they were not able to pay for their bail."

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"1 in 3 women worldwide experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence by any perpetrator in their lifetime."

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"33% of violent crime among young adults in Canada was related to economic stresses."

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