Caribbean Netherlands; victimization of crime, personal characteristics

Caribbean Netherlands; victimization of crime, personal characteristics

Personal characteristics Accuracy Caribbean Netherlands Periods Victims total (%) Victims of violent crimes (%) Victims of vandalism (%) Victim of property crime Total theft (%) Victim of property crime (Attempted) burglary (%) Victim of property crime Car theft (%) Victim of property crime Theft of other vehicles (%) Victim of property crime (Attempted) pickpocketing (%) Victim of property crime Other theft (%)
Total persons Percentage/average Caribbean Netherlands 2013 16.7 2.9 4.4 13.2 5.1 1.8 1.2 3.4 6.4
Total persons Percentage/average Caribbean Netherlands 2017/2018 8.8 1.6 1.6 6.8 2.8 0.5 0.6 1.6 2.6
Total persons Percentage/average Bonaire 2013 16.9 2.3 4.0 14.7 5.8 2.4 1.6 3.5 7.2
Total persons Percentage/average Bonaire 2017/2018 9.8 1.0 1.5 8.4 4.0 0.8 . 1.8 3.2
Total persons Percentage/average St. Eustatius 2013 15.0 3.8 7.9 7.1 . . . . 4.4
Total persons Percentage/average St. Eustatius 2017/2018 5.0 1.3 . 3.5 . . 1.3 . 1.7
Total persons Percentage/average Saba 2013 19.1 6.4 . 12.7 5.6 . . 4.7 3.5
Total persons Percentage/average Saba 2017/2018 10.7 4.2 2.9 5.2 . . . 2.4 2.0
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table focuses on the victimization of common crime of the population of the Caribbean Netherlands aged 15 and older in private households. These are traditional crimes such as violence, property crimes and vandalism. 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.

Description topics

Victims total
Share of respondents who have been victims of one or more violent crimes, vandalism or theft in the 12 months previously to the survey.
Victims of violent crimes
Respondents were asked: Has anyone attacked or abused or threatened to attack or abuse you? This includes things like hitting or kicking, or using a pistol, knife, piece of wood, scissors or another weapon to attack or to threaten you.
Victims of vandalism
Respondents were asked: Has an item belonging to you or someone else in your household deliberately been vandalized or damaged, without anything being stolen? For example, a scratched car, punctured bicycle tyres, smashed garden ornaments, damage to the exterior of your house.
Victim of property crime
Theft:
-  (Attempted) burglary;
-  Car theft;
-  Theft of other vehicles;
-  (Attempted) pickpocketing;
-  Other theft.
Total theft
(Attempted) burglary
Burglary or attempted burglary.
Car theft
Theft of a car of respondent or someone in the household.
Theft of other vehicles
Theft of another motor vehicle (motorcycle, scooter, moped, quad) of respondent or someone in the household.
(Attempted) pickpocketing
(Attempted) theft of a bag, purse, wallet, telephone or another item you carried with you.
Other theft
Other than the aforementioned thefts, for example, theft of items from a car, a boat or from a garden or yard.