Table 1
Unwanted behaviours in public spaces, online and in the workplace in the 12 months preceding the survey, by gender of the targeted person and type of behaviour, territories, 2018


Table 1
Unwanted behaviours in public spaces, online and in the workplace in the 12 months preceding the survey, by gender of the targeted person and type of behaviour, territories, 2018
Table summary
This table displays the results of Unwanted behaviours in public spaces. The information is grouped by Type of unwanted behaviour (appearing as row headers), Women, Men, Total, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from, to and from units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of unwanted behaviour Women Men Total
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Unwanted sexual behaviours in public spaces
Unwanted physical contact 22 19 25 10Note * 8 12 16 14 18
Indecent exposure 4 3 6 4 3 6 4 4 5
Unwanted comments about sex or gender 14 12 18 7Note * 5 9 10 9 12
Unwanted comments about sexual orientation or assumed sexual orientation 7 5 8 5 4 7 6 5 7
Unwanted sexual attention 27 24 30 7Note * 5 9 17 15 18
Experienced unwanted sexual behaviour in public spaces 35 32 38 16Note * 13 20 25 23 28
Unwanted behaviours onlineTable 1 Note 2
Threatening or aggressive emails or messages directed at you personally 15 13 18 10Note * 8 13 13 11 15
Threatening or aggressive emails or messages sent to a group or on social media 7 5 9 4Note * 3 6 6 5 7
Posting or distributing, or threatening to post or distribute, intimate or sexually explicit images without consent 2 1 4 2 1 4 2 1 3
Pressure to send, share, or post sexually suggestive or explicit images or messages 7 5 9 2Note * 1 3 4 3 6
Being sent unwanted sexually suggestive or explicit images or messages 13 11 17 6Note * 5 8 10 8 12
Experienced unwanted behaviour online 24 21 27 16Note * 14 19 20 18 22
Inappropriate sexual behaviours in the workplaceTable 1 Note 3
Inappropriate sexual jokes 20 17 23 9Note * 7 11 14 13 16
Unwanted sexual attention, such as whistles, calls, suggestive looks, gestures or body language 17 14 20 2Note * 2 4 9 8 11
Unwanted physical contact, such as hugs or shoulder rubs or getting too close 14 11 16 3Note * 2 5 8 7 10
Suggestions that you do not act like a man or woman is supposed to act 9 7 12 4Note * 3 6 7 6 8
Someone insulted, mistreated, ignored or excluded you because of your gender 12 9 15 4Note * 2 5 7 6 9
Someone insulted, mistreated, ignored or excluded you because of your sexual orientation or assumed sexual orientation 3 2 5 1 1 3 2 1 3
Someone insulted, mistreated, ignored or excluded you because you are, or are assumed to be, transgender Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 1 0 1
Experienced inappropriate sexual behaviour in the workplace 31 28 34 16Note * 13 19 23 21 25
All situations
Experienced at least one unwanted behaviour in a public space, online or in the workplace 48 45 51 32Note * 29 36 40 37 42
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