The following is a snapshot of key domestic and family violence statistics in Australia.
Regional and Remote women
There are myriad of interrelated contributing factors to instances of domestic violence, including:
These are further exacerbated by:
These factors are not linear, but represent cyclical, interrelated and often intergenerational factors.
Three-quarters of all instances of domestic violence are repeat offences (Crime Statistics Agency, Predictors of recidivism among police recorded family violence perpetrators)
In particular, young offenders are more likely to re-offend than older ones (Crime Statistics Agency, Predictors of recidivism among police recorded family violence perpetrators)
NB: These statistics were accurate at the time of compilation, July 2018
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