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April 6 results

Following official data concluding that crime has decreased in the region by 5.6%, is it your perception that crime is down in the Algarve?

Last week we asked readers if it was their perception that crime in the Algarve was down, following official data reporting that crime in the region had decreased 5.6%.

A vast majority of voters, 85%, didn’t think crime was down while 15% thought it was.

The Algarve Resident runs an online poll every week – log onto our website at and you will find the current question on the right hand side of the page.

Voting runs from each Wednesday for a week.

Your vote will be registered as soon as you click and you will see in an instant how your vote has affected the poll.