Oct 04, · Statistics Canada has published a report entitled Police-reported sexual assaults in Canada, to A statistical profile: "There were , sexual assaults reported by police in Canada from to The vast majority (98%) of sexual assaults reported by police were level 1 offences, which involve some or no physical injury to the victim.
Women self-reported , sexual assaults in , according to Statistics Canada’s General Social Survey on Victimization. 1 Women were 10 times more likely than men to be victims of a police-reported sexual assault in 2 Although both men and women experience sexual assault, women accounted for 92% of victims of police-reported sexual assaults in 3.
We tend to think of sexual assaults as occurring in a dark alley in the middle of the night, but in fact this type of sexual assault is rare. Source: Sexual Assault Myths and Facts.(Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, ) (Statistics Canada. (). The Nature of Sexual Offenses).