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Australia - Assault rate

280.9
(cases per 100,000 population)
in 2014

Australia assault rate was at level of 280.87 rate per 100,000 population in 2014, up from 279.61 rate per 100,000 population previous year, this is a change of 0.45 %.

“Assault” means physical attack against the body of another person resulting in serious bodily injury; excluding indecent/sexual assault; threats and slapping/punching. 'Assault' leading to death should also be excluded. (UN-CTS M3.2)

Date Value Change, %
2014 280.9 0.45 %
2013 279.6 0.55 %
2012 278.1 -5.17 %
2011 293.2 -5.35 %
2010 309.8 -6.28 %
2009 330.6 3.86 %
2008 318.3