England 2010 Citizenship Survey finds 24 percent of people don't feel safe in streets after dark

In 2010-11, 86 per cent of people thought their community was cohesive, agreeing that their local area was a place where people from different backgrounds got on well together. The level was higher than all previous years.


More people said they felt safe ('very safe' or 'fairly safe') walking alone in their neighbourhood after dark in 2010-11 (76 per cent) than in all previous years (between 67 per cent and 74 per cent).