In the period after the coronavirus crisis started, “If” insurance has registered almost 70% fewer burglaries than in the same period of last year.
Lars Galtung, communications director at “If” insurance, told Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) in August that he had never seen such a large reduction in the number of burglaries.
Compared with the second quarter of last year, the number of burglaries decreased by almost 70%.
“People have been at home, in their houses, working from home. You do not break in in these circumstances,” Galtung said at the time.
Figures from Fremtind insurance also show a sharp decline in both burglary and theft.
From April to July this year measured against the same period of last year, the company registered a decrease of 37% in the number of burglaries.
Fremtind registered the largest decrease in the theft of luggage, which has been reduced by 74%.
© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today