Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Catalogue Number
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
4529.0 - Defining the Data Challenge for Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence, 2013  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/02/2013  First Issue
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product

DATA NEEDS

Contextual data needs include information about factors relevant to systematic, community or individual characteristics, as well as the formation and effects of attitudes.

The following contextual factors may influence the vulnerability of individuals as both victims and perpetrators:

  • socioeconomic status;
  • social dislocation;
  • social and geographical isolation;
  • criminal histories;
  • recurrence of abuse or violence;
  • mental health;
  • patterns of substance use and abuse in the general community;
  • age-groups and population groups of interest (for example, children and youth); and
  • gender.
Contextual factors may also contribute towards the formation of attitudes about subpopulations and the use of violence, as well as the attitudes held within particular groups. Attitudes of particular interests that emerged in consultation with experts, key stakeholders and users were those about:
  • women, children and elders;
  • those within particular sub-populations (such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities); and
  • those within specific ethnic or religious groups.

Previous Page | Next Page


Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window

Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.