City and Borough of Sitka

Alaska Victimization Survey: Research on Violence Against Women in Alaska
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City and Borough of Sitka

 

Estimates

Released 10/19/2012

The 2012 Alaska Victimization Survey for the City and Borough of Sitka was conducted from March to May 2012, and results were released on October 19, 2012 in Sitka. Findings include:

  • 47% of adult women in the City and Borough of Sitka have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime;
  •  Nearly 7% have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year;
  • One out of every four adult women in the City and Borough of Sitka have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; and 
  • Four out of every 10 have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.

Lifetime estimates

City and Borough of Sitka lifetime estimates.  Out of every 100 adult women who reside in the City and Borough of Sitka: 40 experienced intimate partner violence (IPV). 25 experienced sexual violence. 47 experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both.  These lifetime estimates come from a 2012 survey of adult women in the City and Borough of Sitka. Source: UAA Justice Center, Alaska Victimization Survey.

Data release

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