The less you have, the more it gets stolen

To the category of the harder people work, the less money they make, we can add: The less you have, the more likely it is to get ripped off.

Source: My graph from Bureau of Justice Statistics report (average rates for 2003-2007)

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2 responses to “The less you have, the more it gets stolen

  1. Is security something that is personal, provided by a provide service, a community association, or local property taxes? Or is it a collective good that makes a good life in a larger community possible?

  2. Pingback: Ironic Human Rights Violations (7): The Poor Get Robbed More Than the Rich | P.a.p.-Blog, Human Rights Etc.

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