Using data to make a difference: Understanding crime through victimisation surveys

  • Jean Redpath
Keywords: victimisation, South Africa, crime, surveys

Abstract

Victimisation surveys have the potential to deepen our understanding of crime in South Africa. Using the example of a survey conducted in Galeshewe, this article considers the challenges facing analysts in analysing victimisation surveys and suggests ways to increase the information that can be mined from local and national victimisation surveys.

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Published
2010-03-08
Section
Research articles