Year of publication / 2023

Prevalence of multi-type maltreatment in Australian young people

Adverse childhood experiences Emotional abuse Multi-type maltreatment Prevalence Sexual abuse Youth sample
This infographic presents data from our young person sample of Australians aged 16-24.

Multi-type maltreatment is the presence of more than one type of child maltreatment during childhood. This infographic shows the prevalence of multi-type maltreatment among young people aged 16-24 years. It highlights gender differences and the role of family hardship increasing the likelihood of multitype maltreatment.


Suggested citation

We recommend citing the original paper these data come from: Higgins DJ, et al. (2023). The prevalence and nature of multi-type child maltreatment in Australia