Victims and Crime

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Victimology is a relatively new approach to criminology. Statistics from the BCS

Gender and Victimisation

  • Men are far more likel than women to be victims of violent street crime
  • Women are far more likely to victims of **** and domestic violence
  • domestic violence accountsfor 16% of all violent crime
  • 72% of victims of domestic violence are women

Ethnicity and Victimisation

  • Minority ethnics are more likely to be victims of most crimes than whites
  • All…


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