Caribbean Netherlands; perception of (un)safety, personal characteristics


This table provides data on the perception of (un)safety and the assessment of crime and safety by residents of the Caribbean Netherlands aged 15 years and older in private households. It concerns the perception of safety in general and the assessment of crime in one’s own neighbourhood.
Breakdowns by sex, age and level of education are presented. These aspects are shown for the Caribbean Netherlands and also for the islands Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba separately.
The research is a sample survey. This means that the figures shown are estimates for which reliability margins apply. These margins are also included in the table.
The Omnibus survey was carried out for the first time on Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius in 2013 during the month of June and the first week of July. For the second time the Omnibus survey was carried out on Bonaire during the months of October and November 2017, and on Saba and St. Eustatius in the period January to March 2018.

Data available from: 2013

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are final.

Changes as of 4 April 2019
None, this is a new table.

When will new figures be published?
New data will be published every four years.

Caribbean Netherlands; perception of (un)safety, personal characteristics

Personal characteristics Accuracy Caribbean Netherlands Periods Perception of (un)safetyOften feels unsafe (%) Perception of (un)safetySometimes feels unsafe (%) Perception of (un)safetySeldom feels unsafe (%) Perception of (un)safetyNever feels unsafe (%) Assessment of crime in own neighbourhoodA lot of crime (%) Assessment of crime in own neighbourhoodA little crime (%) Assessment of crime in own neighbourhoodNo crime (%) Assessment of crime in own neighbourhoodSafety rating (Safety rating)
Total persons Percentage/average Caribbean Netherlands 2013 4.5 15.2 8.4 71.5 5.9 39.8 49.2 7.7
Total persons Percentage/average Caribbean Netherlands 2017/2018 2.2 5.2 5.7 86.7 3.9 31.0 65.2 8.2
Total persons Percentage/average Bonaire 2013 5.8 18.4 8.1 67.4 7.8 46.3 39.8 7.3
Total persons Percentage/average Bonaire 2017/2018 3.1 7.3 8.0 81.4 5.8 41.2 41.3 7.7
Total persons Percentage/average St. Eustatius 2013 . 3.5 6.1 89.7 . 19.1 79.0 8.8
Total persons Percentage/average St. Eustatius 2017/2018 . . 1.4 97.0 . 10.2 89.8 8.6
Total persons Percentage/average Saba 2013 . 10.3 15.2 71.8 . 25.3 70.5 8.8
Total persons Percentage/average Saba 2017/2018 . 3.8 2.9 92.0 . 7.8 92.2 9.3
Source: CBS.
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