Crime worries in the United States 2019

The statistic above provides a list of crimes of which Americans worry about the most in the United States as of 2019. In 2019, 72 percent of the respondents worried about their personal, credit card or financial information being stolen by computer hacking.

Crimes Americans worry about most in 2019

Share of respondents
Having your personal, credit card or financial information stolen by computer hackers72%
Being the victim of identity theft67%
Your home being burglarized when you are not there43%
Having your car stolen or broken into41%
Having a school-aged child physically harmed attending school39%
Getting mugged30%
Being the victim of terrorism29%
Your home being burglarized when you are there26%
Being a victim of a hate crime25%
Being sexually assaulted23%
Being attacked while driving your car20%
Getting murdered20%
Being assaulted/killed by a co-worker/employee where you work7%
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 1 to 13, 2019

Number of respondents

1,526 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "How often do you, yourself, worry about the following things -- frequently, occasionally, rarely or never? How about..." Answers marked "Frequently" and "Occasionally."

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