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Violence Against Men and Women

Numbers and percentages of violent incidents against men and women by violence category in 2006/07

Number of incidents (thousands)Percentage of incidents by violence type1
MenWomenAllMenWomenAll
Domestic9331240763316
Mugging217175392141916
Stranger684213894442336
Acquaintance577270845372934
All violence1,5429342,471100100100
Wounding367212578242323
Robbery184136320121513
Assault with minor injury337235571222523
Assault with no injury6533511,002423841
All violence1,5429342,471100100100
1. All BCS violence includes wounding, robbery, assault with minor injury and assault with no injury. BCS muggings include snatch theft. Percentages may not sum to 100 due to rounding and also, within the top half the table, the inclusion of snatch theft category.
Source: UK Statistics Authority, Web: www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk
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