4533.0 - Directory of Family, Domestic, and Sexual Violence Statistics, 2018  
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ACT POLICING STATISTICS

DASHBOARD METADATA

Collection Type
  • Administrative by-product
Geographic Coverage
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Suburb
Frequency
  • Monthly
  • Quarterly
Data Availability
  • Data cubes / spreadsheets publicly available

CONTACT DETAILS

Data custodian: Australian Federal Police
Telephone: (02) 6256 7777
Email: ACT-MPP-PerformanceStatistics@afp.gov.au
Web Address: https://police.act.gov.au/

DESCRIPTION

ACT Policing data includes reported incidents and offences that came to the attention of and were recorded by ACT Policing.

COLLECTION HISTORY

Collection commenced: 01 November 2013
Breaks in series: None
Other details:

COLLECTION METHODOLOGY

Statistics are derived from ACT Policing’s central Police Realtime Online Management Information System (PROMIS) – the Australian Federal Police’s central recording system for all crime, incidents and offences that are reported to police.

SCOPE AND COVERAGE

Offences reported to and recorded by ACT Policing. Coverage excludes rural locations (monthly data includes offences for all locations).

DEFINITION OF FAMILY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Family violence is defined as behaviour directed toward a family member that includes:
    • physical violence;
    • sexual violence/abuse;
    • emotional/psychological abuse;
    • unreasonable economic abuse;
    • threatening behaviour;
    • coercion/behaviour that controls or dominates or causes fear for safety or well-being (including another person);
    • any behaviour which causes a child to hear/witness/expose any above listed behaviours or effects;
    • sexual coercion;
    • property damage;
    • harming an animal;
    • stalking; and
    • deprivation of liberty.

DEFINITION OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Sexual assault - Physical contact, or intent of contact, of a sexual nature directed toward another person where that person does not give consent, gives consent as a result of intimidation or deception, or consent is proscribed (i.e. the person is legally deemed incapable of giving consent because of age, temporary/permanent (mental) incapacity or there is a familial relationship).

DATA AVAILABILITY AND DISSEMINATION

Online crime statistics map and excel tables available for download:

https://policenews.act.gov.au/crime-statistics-and-data

PUBLICATIONS

N/A

HOW THE STATISTICAL COLLECTION INFORMS NATIONAL DATA INITIATIVES

This section provides an overview of if/how the statistical collection informs or aligns with key initiatives relating to family, domestic, and sexual violence statistics. These assessments are not an ABS endorsement or indication of data quality, but are intended to assist readers in determining whether the data will meet their data needs.

Relationship to 'Defining the Data Challenge for Family, Domestic, and Sexual Violence'

The summary table below is designed to indicate whether the data source informs the six statistical elements outlined in Defining the Data Challenge for Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence, 2013 (cat. no. 4529.0).

FDV - Family and domestic violence data
SV - Sexual violence data

STATISTICAL ELEMENTS
DATA AVAILABILITY
Context
FDV & SV
Environmental factors
Psycho-social factors
FDV & SV
Risk
FDV & SV
Community prevalence
FDV & SV
Community incidence
FDV & SV
Incident/Experience
FDV & SV
Characteristics of incident
FDV & SV
Responses
Formal responses
Informal responses
Impacts/Outcomes
Programs, Research, and Evaluation

Relationship to the 'Foundation for a National Data Collection and Reporting Framework for Family, Domestic, and Sexual Violence'

The three tables below provide an indication of which data items can be informed by the data source. The data items have been conceptually grouped into the key information units - Person, Event, and Transaction - as described in the Foundation for a National Data Collection and Reporting Framework for Family, Domestic, and, Sexual Violence, 2014 (cat. no. 4529.0.00.003).

PERSON

FDV - Family and domestic violence data
SV - Sexual violence data

DATA ITEMS
DATA AVAILABILITY
Victim/Respondent
Perpetrator
Socio-demographic
FDV & SV
FDV & SV
Sex
FDV & SV
FDV & SV
Age
FDV & SV
FDV & SV
Indigenous status
FDV & SV
Cultural and linguistic diversity
Marital status
Disability status
Employment status
Educational attainment
Socioeconomic status
Mental health
Other

EVENT

FDV - Family and domestic violence data
SV - Sexual violence data

DATA ITEMS
DATA AVAILABILITY
Location
FDV & SV
Home/residential location
FDV & SV
Workplace/place of study
FDV & SV
Public transport
FDV & SV
At a place of entertainment or recreation
FDV & SV
Other public place
FDV & SV
Other
FDV & SV
Relationship
FDV & SV
Current partner/spouse
FDV & SV
Previous partner/spouse
FDV & SV
Boyfriend/girlfriend/date
Parent
FDV & SV
Child
FDV & SV
Sibling
FDV & SV
Other relative/family member
FDV & SV
Other known person
SV
Stranger
SV
Other
Other characteristics
FDV & SV
Weapon use
FDV & SV
Alcohol/other substance involved
FDV & SV
Physical injuries sustained
Hospitalisation
Other

TRANSACTION

FDV - Family and domestic violence data
SV - Sexual violence data

DATA ITEMS
DATA AVAILABILITY
Detection and prosecution
Police
Courts
Corrections
Other
Formal support
Police
Doctor/other health professional
Counsellor/social worker/mental health professional
Legal/financial service
Refuge/shelter/resource centre
Government housing/community services
Other
Informal support
Friend/family member
Pastoral care
Helpline
Other