An Analysis of Environmental Factors affecting the Sexual Assault in Metropolitan Cities

대도시 성범죄발생에 영향을 미치는 환경요인 분석

  • Jung, Seung-Woo ;
  • Lee, Kyung-Hoon
  • 정승우 ;
  • 이경훈
  • Received : 2015.06.19
  • Accepted : 2015.11.12
  • Published : 2015.11.30


Despite of the implementation of the various system, the number of sexual assault cases is increasing. These system are measure to control the sex offenders and it is difficult to control the sex offenders or the sexual assault victims. However, It is necessary to be factor derivation, for the environmental control is relatively easy. the sexual assault ratio, meanwhile, happen a lot in metropolitan cities. The purpose of this study was to analyze the factors on sex offense. sociodemographic and physical characteristics related sexual assault in previous researches was drawn and correlation and regression analysis was performed. The results show that the percentage of women vulnerable to sexual assault and the density of security lights had influence on the number of sexual assault cases per urbanization area. However, As the percentage of young adult population increase the number of sexual assault cases per urbanization area.


Sexual Assault;Environmental Factor;Metropolitan Cities;Crime Prevention


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