Statistical Analysis of Elder Abuse

This report outlines the findings of an elder abuse research project that aimed to:

• Examine existing ABS datasets to explore what can be known about the abuse of older people
• Synthesise and integrate findings from the data analysis and data scoping to identify data gaps

The ABS datasets examined in this report are the:

• Personal Safety Survey (PSS) 2005, 2012 and 2016
• National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) 2002, 2008, and 2014-15
• Crime Victimisation Survey (annual survey 2008-09 to 2016-17)
• Recorded Crime - Victims data (police administrative data 2010-2016).