Monday, 1 November 2010

CCTV - The Facts...

CCTV in the uk

According to statistics, the average citizen is caught on CCTV cameras 300 times a day.

Throughout the country are an estimated five million CCTV cameras; that's one for every 12 citizens.

We have more than 20 per cent of the world's CCTV cameras.

Roughly 1,800 cameras watch over London's railway stations and another 6,000 permanently peer at commuters on the Underground and London buses.

In other major city centres, including Manchester and Edinburgh, residents can expect to be sighted on between roughly 50 and 100 cameras a day.

The borough of Wandsworth has the highest number of CCTV cameras in London, with just under four cameras per 1,000 people. Its total number of cameras - 1,113 - is more than the police departments of Boston [USA], Johannesburg and Dublin City Council combined.

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