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Proportion of university and college teaching faculty, PhD students and postdoctoral fellows who experienced harassment in the year prior to the survey, by gender of victim, 2019

Any type Humiliating behaviour Verbal abuse Threats to person Unwanted sexual attention/sexual harassment Physical violence 0 10 20 30 40 % TotalTotal WomenWomen MenMen
Note(s):
The sample is restricted to only those who have a position in either a college or university, but not both. All differences between women and men respondents are statistically significant at p < 0.05, except for physical violence.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Survey of Postsecondary Faculty and Researchers, 2019.

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This is a bar clustered chart.

Proportion of university and college teaching faculty, PhD students and postdoctoral fellows who experienced harassment in the year prior to the survey, by gender of victim, 2019, %
  Total Women Men
Any type 27.7 33.5 22.0
Humiliating behaviour 17.7 21.5 14.1
Verbal abuse 16.1 19.8 12.6
Threats to person 7.7 8.4 6.9
Unwanted sexual attention/sexual harassment 4.5 7.0 2.1
Physical violence 0.8 0.8 0.7
Note(s):
The sample is restricted to only those who have a position in either a college or university, but not both. All differences between women and men respondents are statistically significant at p < 0.05, except for physical violence.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Survey of Postsecondary Faculty and Researchers, 2019.
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