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Victims of violent crime, by gender (%)

Note: Data was unavailable for the category of 'Sexual assault' for the years 2004, 2007 and 2008

Note: Data was unavailable for the category of 'Robbery' for the year 2005

  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Homicide Male 62 69 65 64 65 59 61 65 68 63 62 67 66 62 72 61 65 68 63
Female 38 31 35 36 35 41 39 35 32 37 38 33 34 38 28 39 35 32 37
Sexual assault Male 17 19 19 18 17 18 17 18 18 16 16 15 15 15 16 16
Female 83 81 81 82 83 82 83 82 82 84 84 85 85 85 84 84
Robbery Male 66 63 62 63 65 67 69 71 70 68 74 75 74 76 65 60 58 72
Female 34 37 38 37 35 33 31 29 30 32 26 25 26 24 21 22 23 28
Kidnapping/abduction Male 34 29 35 35 35 38 38 36 37 31 35 38 35 39 45 41 40 42 42
Female 66 71 65 65 65 62 62 64 63 69 65 62 65 61 55 58 60 58 57

Note: Data was unavailable for the category of 'Sexual assault' for the years 2004, 2007 and 2008

Note: Data was unavailable for the category of 'Robbery' for the year 2005

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics