Almost two thirds of Home Invasions happen while people are at home

Most Home Invasions happen when people are at home, according to concerning new statistics which are being used to urge the home owners to increase security.

Some 64 per cent of burglaries occurred while residents were at home, according to ONS data from April 2019 to March 2020. This proportion has increased over the last decade, from 57 per cent 10 years ago.

Burglary Statistics

  1. Three out of four homes in the US will be burgled over the next 20 years

  2. 34% of burglars enter the property using the front door.

  3. Police clear only 13% of burglary reports.

  4. 77% of crimes in the US are property crimes

  5. Over one-fourth of homeowners who interrupt a burglar become the victim of a violent crime.

  6. Property crimes in 2017 resulted in a total loss estimated at $15.3 billion.

  7. There are over 4,500 home burglaries per day in the United States.

We tend to imagine that burglaries happen when everyone is out, but the unfortunate reality is they can take place at any time, whether we’re home or not. Most burglaries are opportunistic, so if a door or window is left unlocked, someone can be in and out of a house in just a few seconds.

The more worrying statistic is Over one-fourth of homeowners who interrupt a burglar become victim of a violent crime. You need a safe place to go if the worst happens. A Panic Room or Safe Room is the ultimate in protection from any threat.

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