Stalking Victimization

Alaska Victimization Survey: Research on Violence Against Women in Alaska
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Stalking Victimization

 

Estimates

Municipality of Anchorage 2015 (released 1/27/17)
Alaska statewide 2015
(released 1/17/2017)

Municipality of Anchorage

The 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey for the Municipality of Anchorage was conducted from May to August 2015. Stalking estimates were released on January 27, 2017.

Findings include:

  • 1 in 4 women in the Municipality of Anchorage have experienced stalking in their lifetime.
  • 1 in 18 have experienced stalking in the past year.
  • More than 30,400 women in the Municipality of Anchorage have experienced stalking in their lifetime.
  • More than 6,100 have experienced stalking in the past year.

The 2015 survey also showed that stalking was particularly common among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence.

  • Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in their lifetime, 46% (more than 24,400) were also stalked in their lifetime.
  • Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in the past year, 28% (more than 2,200) were also stalked in the past year.

Municipality of Anchorage stalking victimization estimates (2015 survey)

Municipality of Anchorage stalking victimization estimates. Among all adult women in the Municipality of Anchorage: 1 in 4 (more than 30,400) were stalked in their lifetime. 1 in 18 (more than 6,100) were stalked in the past year. Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in their lifetime: 46% (more than 24,400) were also stalked in their lifetime. Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in the past year: 28% (more than 2,200) were also stalked in the past year. These estimates come from a 2015 survey of adult women in the Municipality of Anchorage. Source: UAA Justice Center, Alaska Victimization Survey, http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/justice/avs.

Data release


Alaska Statewide

The 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey for Alaska statewide was conducted from May to August 2015. Stalking estimates were released on January 17, 2017. Findings include:

  • 1 in 3 women in Alaska have experienced stalking in their lifetime.
  • 1 in 17 have experienced stalking in the past year.
  • More than 80,800 women in Alaska have experienced stalking in their lifetime.
  • More than 15,300 have experienced stalking in the past year.

The 2015 survey also showed that stalking was particularly common among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence.

  • Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in their lifetime, 50% (more than 66,800) were also stalked in their lifetime.
  • Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in the past year, 27% (more than 5,800) were also stalked in the past year.

Statewide stalking victimization estimates (2015 survey)

Alaska statewide stalking victimization estimates (2015). Among all adult women in the State of Alaska, 1 in 3 (more than 80,800) were stalked in their lifetime; 1 in 17 (more than 15,300) were stalked in the past year. Among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in their lifetime, 50% (more than 66,800) were also stalked in their lifetime; among women who experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence in the past year, 27% (more than 5,800) were also stalked in the past year. These estimates come from a 2015 survey of adult women in the state of Alaska. Source: UAA Justice Center, Alaska Victimization Survey.

Data release

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