This infographic summarises the key ACMS findings related to child sexual abuse. It reports data across the whole Australian population of people aged 16-65 and older.
The data show child sexual abuse is prevalent with 28.5% of Australians experiencing some type of sexual abuse.
We recommend citing the original paper these data come from: Mathews B et al. (2023) The prevalence of child maltreatment in Australia: findings from a national survey. Med J Aust. 218 (6).