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For this survey, only people aged 18 years and over were asked the questions about sexual assault.
WHO EXPERIENCED SEXUAL ASSAULT IN 2012-13? (see Data cube 3, Table 16)
During the 12 months prior to interview, an estimated 40,700 Australians (0.2% of the population) aged 18 years and over were a victim of sexual assault. This included 26,400 female victims (0.3%) and 14,400 male victims (0.2%).
REPORTING RATE (see Data cube 1, Table 1)
Just over a third of all victims of sexual assault (34%) reported the most recent incident to police.
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