Analysis

Australian Bureau of Statistics survey shows young women feel unsafe walking alone at night

Jenna Price
Updated August 23 2023 - 5:18pm, first published 11:30am

New figures from the ABS's Personal Safety Survey reveal about a quarter of young women feel unsafe when walking alone in their local area at nightfall. Gay women, women with a disability and women students all feel the same way.

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Jenna Price

Jenna Price is a Canberra Times columnist and a visiting fellow at the Australian National University.

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