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2008-09 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey: Sexual Victimisation and Stalking

DescriptionResults from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2008/09 Sexual Victimisation module.
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Official Print Publication DateDecember 2009
Website Publication DateDecember 15, 2009

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Pat MacLeod, Andrea Kinver, Leon Page, Aibek Iliasov
TNS- BMRB Rachel Williams

Scottish Government Social Research 2009

A National Statistics Publication for ScotlandNational Statistics logo

ISBN 978 0 7559 9173 0 (Web only publication)

This document is also available in pdf format (380k)

Contents

Acknowledgements
Forthcoming publications
Conventions used in figures and tables

Executive summary
Introduction
Stalking and harassment
Less serious sexual assault
Serious sexual assault

1 Introduction
1.1 Stalking and harassment in the SCJS 2008-09
1.2 Sexual victimisation in the SCJS 2008-09
1.3 The structure of the report

2 Stalking and harassment
2.1 Summary
2.2 Introduction
2.3 Overall risk of stalking and harassment
2.4 Varying risk of stalking and harassment
2.5 Relationship with the offender(s)
2.6 Reporting to the police

3 Less serious sexual assault
3.1 Summary
3.2 Introduction
3.3 Overall risk of less serious sexual assault
3.4 Varying risk of less serious sexual assault
3.5 Relationship with the offender(s)
3.6 Gender of the offender(s)

4 Serious sexual assault
4.1 Summary
4.2 Introduction
4.3 Overall risk of serious sexual assault
4.4 Varying risk of serious sexual assault
4.5 Relationship with the offender(s)
4.6 Gender of the offender(s)

Annex 1: 2008-09 data tables
Annex 2: Self-completion questionnaire method
Annex 3: Measuring sexual victimisation in the SCJS 2008-09

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FIGURES

Figure 2.1: Percentage of adults experiencing at least one form of stalking and harassment in the last 12 months
Figure 2.2: Percentage of adults in each group experiencing at least one form of stalking and harassment in the last 12 months
Figure 2.3: Relationship with the offender(s) in the most recent / only incident of stalking and harassment experienced in the last 12 months
Figure 2.4: Whether police came to know about the most recent / only incident of stalking and harassment happening in the last 12 months
Figure 2.5: Why police were not informed about the most recent / only incident happening in the last 12 months - most common reasons
Figure 3.1: Relationship with the offender(s) - sexual assault experienced since the age of 16
Figure 4.1: Relationship with the offender(s) - serious sexual assault experienced since the age of 16

TABLES

Table 2.1: Relationship with the offender in the most recent / only incident of each form of stalking and harassment in the last 12 months
Table 3.1: Percentage experiencing at least one form of sexual assault since the age of 16 / in the last 12 months
Table 3.2: Percentage experiencing at least one form of sexual assault since the age of 16 by gender
Table 3.3: Relationship with the offender(s) - each form of sexual assault since the age of 16
Table 4.1: Percentage experiencing at least one form of serious sexual assault since the age of 16 overall and by gender

This report is a National Statistics output produced to the highest professional standards and free from political interference. It has been produced by researchers from the respected independent social research organisation TNS- BMRB working with Scottish Government Researchers in the Justice Analytical Services Department.