Country Australia
Year 2012
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


This release presents results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) 2012 Personal Safety Survey (PSS), conducted from February to December 2012. The survey collected information about the nature and extent of violence experienced by men and women since the age of 15, including their experience of violence in the 12 months prior to the survey. It also collected detailed information about men's and women's experience of current and previous partner violence, lifetime experience of stalking, physical and sexual abuse before the age of 15 and general feelings of safety.

Source of Information

Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2012. Personal Safety Survey. Canberra, Australia.

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