Proportion of population subjected to (a) physical violence and (c) sexual violence in the previous 12 months


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Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Geographical Area: England and Wales

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

Footnote: 1. The period April to March is being used to report annual data. 2. Sexual violence - new questions were introduced into the survey in 2012/13, and estimates from this year onwards are calculated using these new questions. Estimates for earlier years are calculated from the original questions with an adjustment applied to make them comparable to the new questions. 3. Data broken down by income is not available for 18/19 as this data was not collected in the survey. 4. Physical violence figures are based on those aged 16 and over. Sexual violence figures use aged 16-59 population. 5. Highest qualification for sexual violence series is only available once gender is selected. 6. Please note the y axis does not go to 100% for ease of visualisation.

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