(Alany ) Safer than ever: Once a hotbed of crime, New York's Time Square is now a tourist trap thronged with families.
How Crime Rates Have Fallen by Up to 70% in Parts of the Western World
JULY 22, 2013Kerry McDermott, Daily Mail
Crime rates in the developed world have plummeted over the last few decades, startling new figures have revealed.
Comparative statistics for the G7 nations show that many places are now safer to live than in the halcyon days of the 1950s.
And despite the economic crisis creating rampant unemployment and social breakdown in some western cities, robberies, car thefts and even murders have fallen substantially. In some cases, such crime has practically vanished.Read more: Daily Mail