Requests for legal aid and reason request by characteristics

Requests for legal aid and reason request by characteristics

Background characteristics Periods Requests for legal assistance Legal assistance total (in % of the concerned group) Requests for legal assistance Lawyer (in % of the concerned group) Requests for legal assistance Law centre (in % of the concerned group) Requests for legal assistance Semi-private organisation (in % of the concerned group) Requests for legal assistance Notary public (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to work (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to benefits (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to rented house (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to ownership house (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to contracts (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems related to family affairs (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Problems rel. to victims of common crime (in % of the concerned group) Reason request for legal assistance Other reason request legal assistance (in % of the concerned group)
Total background characteristics 2004 30.2 6.6 4.7 9.6 17.6 4.5 1.1 1.4 11.0 2.0 6.0 0.2 8.8
Men 2004 32.4 7.6 4.7 10.5 18.5 5.9 1.3 1.2 12.1 2.3 5.3 0.2 9.1
Women 2004 28.1 5.6 4.8 8.8 16.8 3.2 0.8 1.5 10.0 1.8 6.8 0.3 8.4
Age cat. 1: 18-24 yrs 2004 20.3 3.7 5.7 6.9 8.6 3.0 0.7 2.6 7.1 1.4 1.2 0.2 6.6
Age cat. 1: 25-34 yrs 2004 41.5 8.5 7.4 12.5 26.3 6.9 1.4 1.7 19.8 2.5 5.4 0.3 11.3
Age cat. 1: 35-44 yrs 2004 37.8 10.3 5.4 11.9 21.6 6.3 1.4 1.2 14.7 2.7 7.3 0.3 10.8
Age cat. 1: 45-54 yrs 2004 33.3 7.9 5.4 11.7 17.9 5.3 1.2 1.1 11.2 3.0 7.2 0.3 9.5
Age cat. 1: 55-64 yrs 2004 26.4 5.1 3.1 9.2 15.6 4.1 1.3 0.8 6.4 1.6 7.0 0.2 8.6
Age cat. 1: 65-74 yrs 2004 18.1 2.2 1.8 4.2 12.6 0.3 0.1 1.1 4.8 0.6 6.9 - 5.4
Age cat. 1: 75 yrs and older 2004 11.2 0.9 0.6 2.5 7.7 - - 1.2 1.9 0.1 5.3 - 2.8
Age cat. 2: 15-24 yrs 2004 20.3 3.7 5.7 6.9 8.6 3.0 0.7 2.6 7.1 1.4 1.2 0.2 6.6
Age cat. 2: 25-44 yrs 2004 39.5 9.5 6.3 12.2 23.8 6.6 1.4 1.5 17.1 2.6 6.4 0.3 11.0
Age cat. 2: 45-64 yrs 2004 30.2 6.6 4.4 10.6 16.9 4.8 1.2 1.0 9.0 2.4 7.1 0.2 9.1
Age cat. 2: 65 yrs and older 2004 15.3 1.7 1.3 3.5 10.5 0.2 0.1 1.1 3.6 0.4 6.2 - 4.3
Age cat. 3: 15-19 yrs 2004 12.1 3.7 4.5 4.3 3.0 1.4 - 1.9 2.7 1.4 0.8 0.3 4.4
Age cat. 3: 20-24 yrs 2004 23.2 3.7 6.1 7.8 10.5 3.6 0.9 2.9 8.7 1.4 1.3 0.2 7.4
Age cat. 3: 25-34 yrs 2004 41.5 8.5 7.4 12.5 26.3 6.9 1.4 1.7 19.8 2.5 5.4 0.3 11.3
Age cat. 3: 35-44 yrs 2004 37.8 10.3 5.4 11.9 21.6 6.3 1.4 1.2 14.7 2.7 7.3 0.3 10.8
Age cat. 3: 45-54 yrs 2004 33.3 7.9 5.4 11.7 17.9 5.3 1.2 1.1 11.2 3.0 7.2 0.3 9.5
Age cat. 3: 55-64 yrs 2004 26.4 5.1 3.1 9.2 15.6 4.1 1.3 0.8 6.4 1.6 7.0 0.2 8.6
Age cat. 3: 65-74 yrs 2004 18.1 2.2 1.8 4.2 12.6 0.3 0.1 1.1 4.8 0.6 6.9 - 5.4
Age cat. 3: 75-84 yrs 2004 11.9 1.1 0.8 2.4 8.2 - - 1.2 2.2 0.2 5.7 - 2.8
Age cat. 3: 85 yrs and older 2004 7.8 - - 2.8 4.9 - - 1.0 0.7 - 3.4 - 2.8
Age cat. 4 x gender: men, 18-24 yrs 2004 18.3 4.2 4.0 6.8 7.4 3.2 0.4 2.4 5.4 1.0 1.8 - 6.1
Age cat. 4 x gender: men, 25-34 yrs 2004 42.2 8.8 7.0 12.1 27.3 8.8 1.7 1.5 21.4 2.3 4.1 0.4 10.0
Age cat. 4 x gender: men, 35-44 yrs 2004 40.8 12.1 5.9 14.1 21.8 8.6 1.9 1.1 15.4 2.8 6.4 0.1 12.1
Age cat. 4 x gender: men, 45-54 yrs 2004 35.2 8.7 4.8 12.2 18.5 6.0 1.3 1.0 12.4 3.3 5.6 0.2 10.0
Age cat. 4 x gender: men, 55-64 yrs 2004 30.4 6.6 3.4 10.2 17.9 5.5 1.8 0.6 7.6 2.5 7.0 0.2 9.1
Age cat. 4 x gender: men, 65-74 yrs 2004 19.4 2.3 1.9 4.4 13.6 0.7 0.2 0.8 6.4 1.0 6.1 - 5.5
Age cat. 4 x gender:men,75 yrs and older 2004 11.7 1.0 0.8 3.6 7.1 - - 1.6 1.9 0.4 4.5 - 3.6
Age cat. 4 x gender: women, 18-24 yrs 2004 22.3 3.1 7.3 7.0 9.7 2.9 1.0 2.8 8.8 1.8 0.6 0.4 7.1
Age cat. 4 x gender: women, 25-34 yrs 2004 40.8 8.3 7.8 13.0 25.3 5.0 1.1 1.9 18.2 2.7 6.7 0.2 12.6
Age cat. 4 x gender: women, 35-44 yrs 2004 34.7 8.4 4.9 9.6 21.4 3.9 0.9 1.4 14.0 2.6 8.1 0.5 9.4
Age cat. 4 x gender: women, 45-54 yrs 2004 31.3 7.2 5.9 11.2 17.3 4.6 1.2 1.3 10.0 2.6 8.7 0.3 9.1
Age cat. 4 x gender: women, 55-64 yrs 2004 22.3 3.5 2.9 8.2 13.3 2.6 0.8 0.9 5.1 0.8 7.0 0.1 8.1
Age cat. 4 x gender: women, 65-74 yrs 2004 17.0 2.2 1.6 4.0 11.6 - - 1.4 3.4 0.3 7.5 - 5.2
Age cat. 4xgender:women,75 yrs and older 2004 10.9 0.8 0.6 1.9 7.9 - - 0.9 1.9 - 5.7 - 2.3
Age cat. 5 x gender: men, 15-24 yrs 2004 18.3 4.2 4.0 6.8 7.4 3.2 0.4 2.4 5.4 1.0 1.8 - 6.1
Age cat. 5 x gender: men, 25-44 yrs 2004 41.4 10.6 6.4 13.1 24.4 8.7 1.8 1.3 18.1 2.6 5.3 0.3 11.2
Age cat. 5 x gender: men, 45-64 yrs 2004 33.1 7.7 4.2 11.3 18.3 5.8 1.5 0.8 10.3 2.9 6.2 0.2 9.6
Age cat. 5 x gender:men,65 yrs and older 2004 16.7 1.8 1.5 4.1 11.4 0.5 0.2 1.1 4.8 0.8 5.6 - 4.9
Age cat. 5 x gender: women, 15-24 yrs 2004 22.3 3.1 7.3 7.0 9.7 2.9 1.0 2.8 8.8 1.8 0.6 0.4 7.1
Age cat. 5 x gender: women, 25-44 yrs 2004 37.5 8.4 6.2 11.2 23.2 4.4 1.0 1.6 16.0 2.7 7.5 0.4 10.9
Age cat. 5 x gender: women, 45-64 yrs 2004 27.2 5.5 4.6 9.8 15.5 3.7 1.0 1.2 7.8 1.8 8.0 0.2 8.6
Age cat. 5xgender:women,65 yrs and older 2004 14.1 1.5 1.1 3.0 9.9 - - 1.2 2.7 0.1 6.7 - 3.9
Age cat. 6 x gender: men, 15-19 yrs 2004 11.7 3.9 5.6 3.1 4.0 2.1 - 1.6 3.4 - 1.6 - 4.6
Age cat. 6 x gender: men, 20-24 yrs 2004 20.5 4.3 3.4 8.0 8.6 3.5 0.5 2.6 6.1 1.3 1.8 - 6.6
Age cat. 6 x gender: men, 25-34 yrs 2004 42.2 8.8 7.0 12.1 27.3 8.8 1.7 1.5 21.4 2.3 4.1 0.4 10.0
Age cat. 6 x gender: men, 35-44 yrs 2004 40.8 12.1 5.9 14.1 21.8 8.6 1.9 1.1 15.4 2.8 6.4 0.1 12.1
Age cat. 6 x gender: men, 45-54 yrs 2004 35.2 8.7 4.8 12.2 18.5 6.0 1.3 1.0 12.4 3.3 5.6 0.2 10.0
Age cat. 6 x gender: men, 55-64 yrs 2004 30.4 6.6 3.4 10.2 17.9 5.5 1.8 0.6 7.6 2.5 7.0 0.2 9.1
Age cat. 6 x gender: men, 65-74 yrs 2004 19.4 2.3 1.9 4.4 13.6 0.7 0.2 0.8 6.4 1.0 6.1 - 5.5
Age cat. 6 x gender: men, 75-84 yrs 2004 12.5 1.2 0.9 3.7 7.6 - - 1.4 1.9 0.4 5.4 - 3.8
Age cat. 6 x gender:men,85 yrs and older 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Age cat. 6 x gender: women, 15-19 yrs 2004 12.4 3.4 3.5 5.5 2.1 0.7 - 2.2 2.1 2.8 - 0.6 4.1
Age cat. 6 x gender: women, 20-24 yrs 2004 25.9 3.0 8.7 7.5 12.5 3.8 1.4 3.1 11.3 1.5 0.9 0.3 8.1
Age cat. 6 x gender: women, 25-34 yrs 2004 40.8 8.3 7.8 13.0 25.3 5.0 1.1 1.9 18.2 2.7 6.7 0.2 12.6
Age cat. 6 x gender: women, 35-44 yrs 2004 34.7 8.4 4.9 9.6 21.4 3.9 0.9 1.4 14.0 2.6 8.1 0.5 9.4
Age cat. 6 x gender: women, 45-54 yrs 2004 31.3 7.2 5.9 11.2 17.3 4.6 1.2 1.3 10.0 2.6 8.7 0.3 9.1
Age cat. 6 x gender: women, 55-64 yrs 2004 22.3 3.5 2.9 8.2 13.3 2.6 0.8 0.9 5.1 0.8 7.0 0.1 8.1
Age cat. 6 x gender: women, 65-74 yrs 2004 17.0 2.2 1.6 4.0 11.6 - - 1.4 3.4 0.3 7.5 - 5.2
Age cat. 6 x gender: women, 75-84 yrs 2004 11.5 1.0 0.7 1.7 8.6 - - 1.1 2.4 - 5.8 - 2.2
Age cat. 6xgender:women,85 yrs and older 2004 7.8 - - 2.8 5.0 - - - - - 5.0 - 2.8
Level of education: primary ed. 2004 17.2 4.5 3.6 6.5 6.4 1.3 1.3 2.0 3.8 1.1 3.8 0.3 5.5
Level of education: pre-vocational ed. 2004 20.0 4.6 3.2 4.9 11.1 2.8 1.2 1.2 6.8 1.0 3.6 - 6.0
Level of education: junior gen. sec.ed. 2004 24.3 5.6 4.8 7.6 12.1 3.7 1.5 0.9 7.9 1.5 4.5 0.1 8.0
Level of education: senior gen. sec.ed. 2004 32.6 7.2 5.6 10.5 19.3 5.6 0.9 1.1 12.3 2.3 6.4 0.3 9.0
Level of ed.:voc.colleges, universities 2004 39.2 7.7 4.6 12.5 25.0 5.3 1.0 1.6 15.3 2.6 8.2 0.2 11.5
Higher management 2004 41.5 7.7 4.7 12.2 28.1 6.6 0.8 1.0 18.9 2.9 6.9 0.3 10.8
Other white-collar workers 2004 32.3 5.8 6.7 9.9 19.4 5.6 0.7 0.9 14.8 2.3 5.8 0.2 7.6
Self-employed 2004 37.2 11.5 4.4 9.8 26.9 6.7 0.5 - 13.1 3.0 9.3 0.5 13.1
Skilled manual labour 2004 31.2 5.2 4.3 12.4 16.1 5.7 0.6 0.8 12.7 1.9 4.9 0.3 8.8
Half-skilled and unskilled manual labour 2004 26.0 7.3 4.1 9.0 12.1 4.8 0.9 2.3 8.2 1.9 4.0 0.1 7.2
Unemployed labour force 2004 43.0 16.3 9.4 18.9 12.9 14.9 7.6 2.0 7.7 2.0 4.8 0.4 12.5
Attending school, training 2004 18.7 5.3 5.2 8.5 6.8 1.4 0.7 4.9 3.9 1.0 2.4 0.2 7.9
Disabled 2004 36.2 12.3 8.4 14.4 15.0 2.6 3.4 3.0 8.2 3.0 8.7 0.5 14.9
Early retirement, pension (58-64 yrs) 2004 27.0 3.4 1.7 7.9 17.9 3.8 1.9 - 6.7 3.4 8.4 - 6.1
Cares for household with minor(s) 2004 29.8 6.9 5.2 7.8 16.6 1.5 1.1 1.1 11.9 1.7 6.0 0.3 9.1
Other socio-economic group 2004 23.0 6.1 5.1 6.4 11.5 3.5 1.4 0.9 5.5 1.4 5.6 - 7.6
One-person household 2004 27.0 6.8 4.9 9.0 14.1 3.4 1.3 3.1 6.6 1.1 7.4 0.2 7.4
Member of a single-parent family 2004 36.2 17.0 9.9 11.8 12.5 3.5 1.6 2.5 6.8 1.8 15.6 0.9 13.2
Member of a couple without children 2004 28.8 4.4 3.7 8.1 19.5 4.0 0.8 0.6 12.1 1.7 5.3 0.2 8.1
Member of a couple with children 2004 32.5 7.1 4.8 10.9 18.6 5.6 1.0 0.8 13.0 2.9 4.9 0.2 9.5
Very high urbanisation rate 2004 31.7 8.0 5.7 11.8 16.1 4.2 1.1 2.7 10.5 2.0 5.3 0.3 11.0
High urbanisation rate 2004 30.4 6.6 4.7 9.1 17.9 4.4 1.2 1.3 12.1 1.9 6.0 0.1 8.1
Moderately high urbanisation rate 2004 31.7 6.6 5.4 9.9 18.6 5.5 1.1 1.4 11.4 1.8 6.4 0.4 8.8
Low urbanisation rate 2004 29.3 5.9 3.8 9.2 18.3 4.2 0.8 0.6 10.8 2.5 6.7 0.1 8.4
Very low urbanisation rate 2004 27.2 5.7 4.0 7.9 16.6 4.1 1.2 0.8 9.4 2.0 5.6 0.2 7.5
House-owner 2004 35.0 6.6 4.3 9.9 23.9 4.9 0.7 0.2 16.0 2.4 6.8 0.2 9.2
No house-owner 2004 22.0 6.5 5.6 9.1 6.8 3.9 1.6 3.3 2.5 1.4 4.8 0.2 7.9
Single-family/detached dwelling 2004 30.4 6.3 4.3 9.3 18.8 4.7 1.0 0.8 11.9 2.3 6.4 0.2 8.2
Flat, staircase entrance flat 2004 30.4 7.6 6.2 10.7 14.6 4.3 1.3 2.9 8.7 1.3 5.3 0.3 10.4
Other type of dwelling 2004 25.8 6.5 5.9 8.7 12.5 1.7 1.2 3.1 7.6 1.3 4.1 0.3 10.4
Victims of crime, total 2004 38.1 10.1 7.8 13.1 20.1 6.9 1.5 2.2 13.4 3.1 6.8 0.6 11.3
Only once victim of crime 2004 37.1 9.3 7.2 12.7 19.5 7.0 1.4 2.1 13.4 3.3 6.3 0.4 10.6
More than once victim of crime 2004 42.0 13.3 10.2 14.5 22.6 6.6 1.5 2.8 13.6 2.4 9.0 1.4 14.1
Victims of violence 2004 43.1 14.3 9.8 17.2 20.1 9.5 2.6 3.1 12.8 2.1 6.5 2.2 15.9
Victims of theft 2004 36.7 9.1 7.5 12.8 18.7 5.6 1.3 2.3 12.8 3.2 6.7 0.3 11.1
Victims of vandalism 2004 39.0 10.3 7.9 12.2 22.1 7.2 1.3 2.0 14.6 3.3 7.6 0.6 10.6
Victims of hit-and-run accidents 2004 36.1 8.3 10.6 14.9 19.5 4.7 1.0 2.7 10.8 0.8 7.0 - 16.0
Source: CBS.
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Table description

Requests for legal aid and reason make a request for legal aid;
sex, age, level of education, socio - economic group
1997 - 2004
Changed on February 03 2010.
Frequency: Discontinued.

Description topics

Requests for legal assistance
Legal assistance total
Lawyer
Law centre
Including legal shops and legal advice centres.
Semi-private organisation
Legal advice service trade union, consumers organisations, rent
assessment committee, legal expenses insurance.
Notary public
Reason request for legal assistance
Problems related to work
Problems related to new job, dismissal, pension, etc.
Problems related to benefits
Problems related to social security benefits (illness, unemployment,
disablement, etc.).
Problems related to rented house
Problems related to increase in rent, housing benefit.
Problems related to ownership house
Problems related to purchase of a new house, mortgage.
Problems related to contracts
Problems related to purchase of durables, car insurance, health insurance.
Problems related to family affairs
Problems related to family affairs, last will, heritance.
Problems rel. to victims of common crime
Problems related to persons who have become victims of common crime.
Other reason request legal assistance