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2.10 Community safety

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Data tables: 2.10 Community safety
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List of tables in measure 2.10


  • Table D2.10.1: Experience of physical or threatened physical harm, by selected health and population characteristics, Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, 2018–19 (%)

  • Table D2.10.2: Neighbourhood/community problems, by state/territory, Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, 2014–15

  • Table D2.10.3: Feelings of safety and neighbourhood/community problems, by sex and remoteness, Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, 2014–15

  • Table D2.10.4: Hospitalisation for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and the first reported external cause of assault, by Indigenous status, sex and age, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.5: Hospitalisations for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and the first reported external cause of assault, by sex, Indigenous status and jurisdiction, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.6: Hospitalisations with a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and the first reported external cause of assault, by Indigenous status, sex and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.7: Deaths from assault (homicide), by Indigenous status and age, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2015–2019

  • Table D2.10.8: Deaths from assault (homicide), by Indigenous status and sex, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2015–2019

  • Table D2.10.9: Deaths from assault (homicide), by Indigenous status and jurisdiction, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2015–2019

  • Table D2.10.10: Mortality rates due to assault (homicide), by Indigenous status and sex, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2006 to 2019

  • Table D2.10.11: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates, rate ratios and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of assault, NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.12: External cause of assault hospitalisations, by sex, Australia, July 2013 to June 2015 (table no longer provided - please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D2.10.13: External cause of assault hospitalisations, by Indigenous status, sex and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.14: Nature of injury for assault hospitalisations, by Indigenous status and sex, July 2012 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.15: Place of occurrence of assaults, by sex, remoteness and Indigenous status, July 2012 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.16: Relationship of the perpetrator to the victim of assault, by sex, remoteness and Indigenous status, July 2012 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.17: Indigenous Australians, age-standardised hospitalisations for assault (X85–Y09), by remoteness, Northern Territory, 2004––05 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.18: Non-Indigenous Australians, age-standardised hospitalisations for assault (X85–Y09), by remoteness, Northern Territory, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.19: Experiences of physical and threatened harm, by sex and remoteness, Indigenous persons aged 15 and over, 2018–19

  • Table D2.10.20: Experience of select stressors in the last 12 months, by Indigenous status and sex, persons aged 15 and over, 2014–15

  • Table D2.10.21: Proportion of people 15 years and over who experienced physical and/or threatened physical harm in last 12 months, by Indigenous status, by age, Australia, 2002, 2008, 2014–15 and 2018–19 (crude rates)

  • Table D2.10.22: Proportion of people 15 years and over who experienced physical or threatened physical harm in last 12 months, by sex, and Indigenous status, Australia, 2002, 2008, 2014–15 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.10.23: Proportion of Indigenous people (aged 15 and over) who experienced physical and/or threatened physical harm in last 12 months, by remoteness and sex, Australia (crude rates), 2002, 2008, 2014–15 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.10.24: Proportion of people who experienced physical or threatened physical harm in last 12 months, by Indigenous status, by remoteness, Australia (age-standardised) 2002, 2008, 2014–15 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.10.25: Proportion of people who experienced physical and/or threatened physical harm in last 12 months, by Indigenous status and jurisdiction (age-standardised) 2002, 2008, 2014–15 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.10.26: Distribution of homicide incidents according to the Indigenous status of offenders and victims, 1989–90 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.27: Selected incident characteristics by victim/offender Indigenous status, 1989–90 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.28: Selected victim characteristics by victim Indigenous status, 1989–90 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.29: Selected offender characteristics by offender Indigenous status, 1989–90 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.30: Total number of Indigenous and non-Indigenous homicide incidents in Australia, by remoteness area (3 categories) 1989–90 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.31: Number of Indigenous and non-Indigenous homicide incidents in Australia, by remoteness area (3 categories) 1989–90 to 2016–17, single year

  • Table D2.10.32: Indigenous and non-Indigenous homicide incidents by relationship status and presence of alcohol use, 1989–90 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.33: Homicide incident characteristics by Indigenous status of victim, with selected data on circumstances surrounding the homicide, 2014–15 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.34: Hospitalisations for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and the first reported external cause of assault, by Indigenous status, sex, jurisdiction and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.35: Non-fatal hospitalisations for family violence-related assaults, by Indigenous status, sex and age, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.36: Non-fatal hospitalisations for family violence-related assaults, by sex, Indigenous status and jurisdiction, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.37: Non-fatal hospitalisations for family violence-related assaults, by Indigenous status, sex and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.38: Non-fatal hospitalisations for family violence-related assaults, by Indigenous status and sex, NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.10.39: Relationship of the perpetrator to the victim of non-fatal hospitalised assault, by Indigenous status and sex, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.40: Relationship of the perpetrator to the victim of non-fatal hospitalised assault, by Indigenous status and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.10.41: Whether experienced physical or threatened physical harm, and support services accessed after physical harm incidents, by sex and remoteness, Indigenous persons aged 15 and over, 2018–19

  • Table D2.10.42: Whether experienced physical or threatened physical harm, whether most recent incident reported to police, and reasons most recent incident not reported to police, by sex, Indigenous persons aged 15 and over, 2018–19


  • Table D2.10.11 NSW: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of assault, New South Wales and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004-05 to 2016–17


  • Table D2.10.11 Vic: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of assault, Victoria and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004-05 to 2014-15


  • Table D2.10.11 Qld: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of assault, Queensland and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17


  • Table D2.10.11 WA: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of assault, Western Australia and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17


  • Table D2.10.11 SA: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of assault, South Australia and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17


  • Table D2.10.11 NT: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of assault, Northern Territory and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004-05 to 2016–17

Data sources

This measure was last updated on 27 May 2022. See table below for details of updates by data source.

Updates to measure content by data source

Topic

Data source

Latest time period reported

Measure content last updated

Deaths

National Mortality database (NMD)

2019

27 May 2022

 

National Homicide Monitoring Program

2016–17

8 Dec 2020

Hospitalisations

National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)

2015–17

8 Dec 2020

Contact with criminal justice system

National Prisoner Census

30 June 2019

8 Dec 2020

Self-reported experiences  (survey)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS), National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS), and General Social Survey (GSS)(a)

2018–19 (NATSIHS), 2014–15 (NATSISS), 2014 (GSS)

8 Dec 2020

(a) Data for Indigenous Australians sourced from the NATSISS, with non-Indigenous comparisons based on the GSS.

Archived content

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