This article in Livemint cites findings from the SATARC Survey, IDFC Institute's flagship survey on crime incidence, satisfaction with the police, and perceptions of safety. Excerpt below.
"A recent large-scale urban survey by IDFC Institute shows that the most commonly experienced type of crime by an average city resident is theft. And the unfortunate part is that people have such little faith in the system that only 5-8% of incidents get reported in a police station."
Read the full article here.