Table 3
Most serious incident involving unwanted sexual behaviour in a public space in the past 12 months, by gender of the targeted person and selected incident characteristics, territories, 2018


Table 3
Most serious incident involving unwanted sexual behaviour in a public space in the past 12 months, by gender of the targeted person and selected incident characteristics, territories, 2018
Table summary
This table displays the results of Most serious incident involving unwanted sexual behaviour in a public space in the past 12 months. The information is grouped by Selected incident characteristics (appearing as row headers), Women, Men, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Selected incident characteristics WomenTable 3 Note  Men
percentTable 3 Note 1 95% confidence interval percentTable 3 Note 1 95% confidence interval
from to from to
Location of incident
In a restaurant or bar 20 15 25 25 19 33
In a commercial or office building 14 11 18 12 8 18
In an institutional building (school, hospital, prison, rehabilitation centre) 5 3 8 12 7 22
On the street, in a park, in a parking lot or on public transportation 43 38 49 32Note * 24 40
In a private residence 9 5 14 13 7 22
OtherTable 3 Note 2 10 7 13 6 3 13
Number of perpetrators
One 81 77 85 81 73 86
More than one 18 15 23 18 13 25
Sex of perpetratorTable 3 Note 3
Male (one or multiple perpetrators, all male) 93 89 95 56Note * 47 65
Female (one or multiple perpetrators, all female) 3 2 4 32Note * 24 42
Multiple perpetrators, both male and female 4 2 7 8 4 16
Relationship of perpetrator to victimTable 3 Note 3 Table 3 Note 4
Family member, spouse, partner 3 1 9 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Friend, neighbour or acquaintance 19 15 24 34Note * 25 44
Other known person 7 5 11 14 8 23
Stranger or person known by sight only 70 65 75 46Note * 37 56
Incident related to perpetrator's use of alcohol or drugs
Yes 63 58 68 59 49 68
No 21 18 26 31 22 41
Do not know 15 11 19 9 5 15
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