Overview

Family, domestic and sexual violence is a major national health and welfare issue that can have lifelong impacts for victims and perpetrators. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016 Personal Safety Survey, 2.2 million Australians have experienced physical and/or sexual violence from a partner and 3.6 million Australians have experience emotional abuse from a partner. About 2.2 million Australians have experience sexual violence since the age of 15.

More reports and statistics on family, domestic & sexual violence can be found under Child protection and Indigenous Australians.

Highlights