Security feeling in public spaces

  •  23/01/2017

In 2014, 78.7% of the population aged 15 and over in Belgium felt safe in public spaces. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this figure must be increased.

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Security feeling in public spaces

answers 'very safe' and 'safe'

percentage of population aged 15 years and over

 20022004200620082010201220142014//20022014//2008
Belgium76.276.578.880.481.080.778.70.3-0.4
Germany73.773.476.176.976.877.176.90.40.0
France68.572.873.174.873.173.172.30.5-0.6
Netherlands81.583.082.881.984.286.284.70.30.6
//: average growth rates

Calculations FPB based on ESS (2017), Dataset European Social Survey, http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/ (consulted on 08/11/2017).

Security feeling in public spaces by sex - Belgium

answers 'very safe' and 'safe'

percentage of population aged 15 years and over

 20022004200620082010201220142014//20022014//2008
females68.767.269.372.372.572.769.60.1-0.6
males84.586.488.888.989.989.188.60.4-0.1
//: average growth rates

Calculations FPB based on ESS (2017), Dataset European Social Survey, http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/ (consulted on 08/11/2017).

Security feeling in public spaces by income - Belgium

answers 'very safe' and 'safe'

percentage of population aged 15 years and over

 2010201220142014//2010
quintile 165.964.675.23.4
quintile 277.075.976.5-0.1
quintile 382.282.877.6-1.4
quintile 484.886.983.0-0.5
quintile 589.589.585.3-1.2
//: average growth rates

Calculations FPB based on ESS (2017), Dataset European Social Survey, http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/ (consulted on 08/11/2017).

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