Crimes Americans worry about most in 2016

Crime worries in the United States in 2016 The statistic above provides a list of crimes of which Americans worry about the most in the United States as of 2016. In October 2016, 69 percent of the respondents were worrying about the credit card hacking.
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Share of respondents
Being a victim of identity theft 70%
Having the credit card information you have used at stores stolen by computer hackers 69%
Having your email, passwords or electronic records hacked into 64%
Your home being burglarized when you are not there 43%
Having your car stolen or broken into 43%
Being a victim of terrorism 35%
Having a school-aged child of yours physically harmed while attending school 34%
Getting mugged 30%
Your home being burglarized when you are there 26%
Being attacked while driving your car 23%
Being the victim of a hate crime 22%
Being sexually assaulted 20%
Getting murdered 18%
Being assaulted/killed by a coworker/employee where you work 8%
Share of respondents
Being a victim of identity theft 70%
Having the credit card information you have used at stores stolen by computer hackers 69%
Having your email, passwords or electronic records hacked into 64%
Your home being burglarized when you are not there 43%
Having your car stolen or broken into 43%
Being a victim of terrorism 35%
Having a school-aged child of yours physically harmed while attending school 34%
Getting mugged 30%
Your home being burglarized when you are there 26%
Being attacked while driving your car 23%
Being the victim of a hate crime 22%
Being sexually assaulted 20%
Getting murdered 18%
Being assaulted/killed by a coworker/employee where you work 8%
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The statistic above provides a list of crimes of which Americans worry about the most in the United States as of 2016. In October 2016, 69 percent of the respondents were worrying about the credit card hacking.
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Release date
November 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
October 5 - 9, 2016
Number of respondents
1,017 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
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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..."

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