Australia

Number of People Experiencing Domestic Abuse Each Year:

2019: 17% of women reported having experienced physical and/or sexual abuse from a partner, which equates to roughly 2,120,937.95 women; while 25% reported having experienced emotional abuse from a partner, which equates to roughly 3,182,680 women.

1 woman is killed every 9 days and 1 man is killed ever 29 days by a partner.

Population Size:

25.36 million. 49.8% is male, 50.2% is female.


Frontline Services:



 


Sources


  1. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, “Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence in Australia: Continuing the National Story 2019”, (aihw.gov.au, 5 June 2019), <https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/domestic-violence/family-domestic-sexual-violence-australia-2019/contents/table-of-contents>.

  2. Ibid.

  3. The World Bank, (1).