CrimeGPI Technical Report

Publication - Oct. 1, 2001 - By Amy Taylor, Mark Anielski

This is one of 28 reports that provide the background for the Genuine Progress Indicators (GPI) System of Sustainable Well-being Accounts. It explains how we derived the index that was earlier published in Sustainability Trends 2000: The Genuine Progress Statement for Alberta, 1961 to 1999. The research for this report was completed near the end of 2000.

In this report we explore the nature and prevalence of crime in Alberta. The report answers the following questions:

  • How much crime is there in Alberta?
  • How much has the rate of crime changed since 1961 in Alberta?
  • What kind of crime is most prevalent in Alberta?
  • What is the estimated cost of crime in Alberta?
Tags:  Alberta, Economy


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