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IHDS 1: Crime Rates

Findings: Crime victimization rates vary widely across the country


IHDS I was the first national survey to collect crime victimization data: 

4.8% of Indian households reported a theft in the last year;

1.2% reported a burglary;

3.2% reported an assault.

Altogether, 7.3% of households reported at least one of these crimes.