Hong kong's crime figures dropped to 56,017 cases last year – the lowest since 1975 violent crimes fell to 9,086 cases – a drop of 101 per cent since 2016 – a 45-year low however, instances of indecent assault rose by 57 per cent to 1,077 in 2017: “the increase was mainly driven by cases that took. I've been in hong kong for 5 years, and as others have said, it feels incredibly safe every westerner i meet in hong kong feels the same way you don't see gangs of hooligans wondering around on the street like you would in the uk or elsewhere an. Among the 618 victims, 75 per cent were 30 or younger while more than half of the victims were mainlanders or newcomers to hong kong overall, the rate of crimes solved slightly increased by 09 per cent to 482 per cent in 2017, with 33,660 people arrested cases involving indecent assault increased by. Statistics the number of reported incidents reflects the scenario of the rise in computer crime cases an incident means an adverse event that poses a threat to computer or network security figures of computer crime cases in hong kong and the incurred losses are also listed below. Hong kong police force - crime statistics comparison. Crime in hong kong last year fell to its lowest rate since 1979, despite earlier police claims that the occupy central movement had spread a sense of lawlessness among the community former police commissioner andy tsang wai-hung warned last year there could be more crime post-occupy, as the. Crime and police issh13/16-17 figure 1 — trend of reported crime in hong kong figure 2 — crime rate in selected cities change +11% -25% -44% -8% - 29% -17% -14% note: crime rate is measured by the number of crime per 100 000 population classification of crime may differ among cities. Question: what about safety i've heard that hong kong has a low crime rate is it really that safe mr tall replies: hong kong really is very safe i've seen hong kong described as one of the world's three safest cities, as having one of the lowest crime rates on earth, etc it's hard to compare crime rates.
Hong kong police force - crime statistics in detail. Hong kong expats often worry about their safety in hong kong however, this little state has one of the lowest crime rates in the world to ensure that you avoid even small scams, we compiled a guide to safety in hong kong, including info on the police, on hiking safety, and typhoon season also in this article: expats in. Hong kong managed to beat both japan and singapore for the top spot as it does not have an authoritarian government, as we see in singapore, and it is free from risk of national disasters, unlike japan the territory also has low – and continually declining – crime rates shutterstock_715455985. Hong kong police have set up a working group to combat the increasing number of crimes committed by asylum seekers the increase in the crime rate by asylum seekers came to light after a request for the figures was put to the legislative council lawmaker priscilla leung asked john lee, the secretary.
2 staying alive don't wanna get murdered come to hong kong the city not only has one of the lowest crime rates in the world, it ranks third in a list compiled by the united nations office on drugs and crime in 2011 of places with the least homicides hong kong -- with an intentional homicide rate of 02. Overall crime and safety situation us consulate general hong kong does not assume responsibility for the professional ability or integrity of the persons or firms appearing in this report the american citizen services (acs) unit cannot recommend a particular individual or establishment and assumes.
Compared to other cities, hong kong's crime rate is very low, especially for offences such as burglary, car theft and robbery, offences notable for their sensitivity to environmental and situational determinants as we shall see, this low rate of crime is supported by the results of the periodic crime victim surveys undertaken in. Mr lo said police will uphold the rule of law and the steady law and order situation in hong kong “you can see in the past three years the crime rate has continued to decrease, like in 2016 it is the lowest since 1978, and then last year it is the lowest since 1975 “so although we are under a lot of pressure. At a press conference held to review the 2017 crime situation, police commissioner stephen lo wai-chung said hong kong recorded a total of 56,017 crime cases last year, down 76 percent from the previous year and representing the lowest such level since 1975 the crime rate, which is measured by.
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The safe cities index 2017, produced by the economist intelligence unit, ranked 60 major cities, looking at everything from crime rates and road safety to digital security and quality of rising up the rankings are toronto (from eighth to fourth) , melbourne (ninth to fifth), and hong kong (11th to ninth. Top 10 countries with the lowest crime rate in the world - duration: 6:27 top 10 list 381 views 6:27 macau vs hong kong: top 5 differences | china uncensored - duration: 5:47 china uncensored 355,296 views 5:47 the hidden and dangerous refugee slums of hong kong | coconuts tv. This article describes the juvenile crime trend and responses to juvenile delinquency in hong kong since the 1970s it explores how changing conceptions of the causes of juvenile crime have influenced delinquency control policies although hong kong has a relatively low crime rate, the heavy emphasis on the use of.