This report summarises the key South Australian findings from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Crime Victimisation, Australia, 2013-14 (cat. no. 4530.0) which was released on 17 February 2015.
Crime Victimisation, Australia provides the results of an Australia-wide crime victimisation survey undertaken by the ABS via the Multipurpose Household Survey (MPHS). The results of the survey provide estimates of the extent of victimisation experienced by Australians aged 15 years and over for selected types of personal and household crimes. Also collected was information on whether or not victims reported the crime to police and, for some personal offences, whether the victim thought that the offender was under the influence of alcohol or another substance in the most recent incident.
The following information focuses only on data made available by jurisdiction, however, Crime Victimisation, Australia also includes Australia-wide information related to victims such as gender, age group, marital status, relationship to offender, country of birth, location (capital city or balance of state/territory), level of highest non-school qualification, labour force status and weekly household income.