Domestic violence is a serious problem which impacts many NSW families. In 2016, an estimated 17 per cent of Australian women aged 18 years and over (or 1.6 million women) had experienced violence by a partner since the age of 15 years (ABS Personal Safety Survey 2017).
The following table provides information on trends and patterns in domestic violence incidents reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force. Data is available on:
- types of domestic violence incidents recorded by police;
- spatial distribution of domestic violence incidents, including locations and premises at which these incidents occur;
- time of day, day of week and month that domestic violence incidents occur;
- involvement of alcohol in domestic violence incidents; and
- information about victims and perpetrators involved in domestic violence incidents, including their gender, age, Indigenous status and victim-offender relationship
Domestic Violence Excel Table
The next update will be available: September 2019
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The map below shows the rate per 100,000 population for domestic violence related assault offences recorded by the NSW Police Force by Statistical Area in 2018.