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Satisfaction with personal safety from crime among adults

Collection source : General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (Victimization), Statistics Canada
What it is? : This indicator represents the percentage of adults aged 18 years and older who reported being satisfied or very satisfied with their personal safety from crime.
Why is it important? : A sense of personal safety has been linked to a sense of well-being. Measures of safety are routinely included in key wellness indicators. An increase in this indicator could mean improved feelings of safety within the community.
Direction of improvement : The expected direction of improvement for this indicator is an increase.
Geographic coverage : Canada
Limitation : The results are based on a sample and are therefore subject to sampling errors. The data exclude people who could not speak English or French as well as the institutionalized population. For more detailed notes, click on the export to spreadsheet function.
Direction : There is only one year of data.
Resources :

General Social Survey: An Overview, 2019

Criminal victimization in Canada, 2019 - Juristat

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