Essential Report

Sexual harassment

Mar 22, 2016

Do you believe you have personally ever been sexually harassed at work?

  Total   Men Women   Aged 18-34 Aged 35-54 Aged 55+
Been harassed by a boss or superior 10% 8% 13% 10% 13% 7%
Been harassed by a coworker who was not a superior 11% 8% 14% 11% 14% 7%
Been harassed by a customer or client 7% 4% 10% 7% 10% 5%
Total been harassed 21% 14% 28% 22% 24% 15%
Never been sexually harassed at work 74% 82% 67% 73% 70% 83%
Prefer not to say 5% 4% 5% 5% 6% 2%

21% of respondents say they have been sexually harassed at work. 14% of men and 28% of women say they have been harassed.

Those aged 35-54 were more likely to say they had been sexually harassed.

30% of part-time workers and 22% of full-time workers say they have been sexually harassed.

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