Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Safety Monitor
Veiligheidsmonitor

Topic
Wellbeing
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Department of Labour, Income and Living conditions
Statistics Netherlands
Henri Faasdreef 312
2492 JP Den Haag
Netherlands
Phone: Infoservice: 003188 570 70 70
Email: info(at)cbs.nl

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected annually and released on March 1st of each year.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples


Longitudinal study, different (person) samples

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


PAPI, CAWI


Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Access to data requires: (1) Access fee (2) Official authorization (CCS)


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Documentation is only available in Dutch.


Coverage


Data was collected in 2012 with a sample size of 78,000 individuals (national + local). Data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


2012


Two-step sampling: 1) sample of suburbs 2) sample of individuals; stratification by municipality size and police/interview region


Municipal person registration


Dutch population in non-institutional households


Population aged 16 and over


Representative of the Dutch population in non-institutional households aged 16 and over


Detailed study of: (1) feeling unsafe due to crime (2) crime victimization (3) crime prevention measures (4) contacts with police (and other) authorities (5) opinion on (police) authorities (6) quality of life in the neighbourhood


www.cbs.nl/.../2013Veiligheidsmonitor2012pub.pdf


Linkage


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Data quality


Survey errors. Data are checked and corrected for internal inconsistencies.


Completely revised design and questionnaire


Results are not directly comparable to results of earlier monitors (POLS, (State Safety Monitor, Integral Safety Monitor).


Applicability


Strengths: The survey provides high quality and coherent data for national and regional policy issues. Weaknesses: Comparability over time.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Frank P. Pijpers
  • (see Partners)