Country New Zealand
Year 2009
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description


Statistics on assaults by males on females - both recorded and resolved

The statistics were conducted on assaults by male on female and they were broken down by type of weapon used and how and where the offence took place.

Statistics on apprehension

The statistics were conducted on assaults by male on female and they were broken down by type of weapon used, age and ethnicity of the offender, and the method of prosecution used against the offender.

Statistics on prosecutions of assaults by males on females

The statistics were conducted on assaults by male on female and they were broken down by outcome of prosecution.

Statistics on males and females prosecuted and sentenced for assault

The statistics were conducted on assaults by male on female and they were broken down by age and ethnicity of the offender, outcome of the prosecution, and type of sentence pronounced against the offender (if convicted).

All these statistics can be found here.


Source of Information

Response of the Government of New Zealand to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2009