In 2010, there were 37 victims of homicide in South Australia of whom 62% were male and 38% female. Victims of homicide knew their offender in 43% of cases, with 14% being victimised by a partner.
There were 1,361 victims of sexual assault of whom 1,192 (88%) were female. The profile of relationship of offender to victim was different for male and female victims: 19% of male victims of sexual assault were victimised by a family member and 16% by a stranger, whereas 27% of female victims of sexual assault were victimised by a family member and 25% by a stranger. Among non-Indigenous victims of sexual assault, 25% were victimised by a family member, compared with 35% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims.
In 2010, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in South Australia were victims of sexual assault at more than four times the rate of non-Indigenous persons (335.5 victims per 100,000 persons compared to 75.4 victims per 100,000 persons).
VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT,
Relationship of offender to victim by Indigenous status-South Australia
There were 949 person victims of robbery in South Australia of whom 71% were male. Almost 90% of robbery victims reported that the offender was a stranger.