PATTERNS OF VICTIMISATION
Poorest groups are more likely to be victimised, e.g crime rates are typically highest in areas of high unemployment and deprivation.
The fact that marginalised groups are most likely to become victims was found by a survey of 300 homeless people by NEWBURN AND ROCK who found that they were 12 times more likely to have experienced violence than the general population.
Younger people are more at risk of victimisation. Those most at risk of being murdered are infants under 1. Teenagers…