UBC Sexual Assault Statistics

Sexual assault is any unwanted sexual contact. It can include anything from unwanted sexual touching to forced sexual intercourse without a person’s consent, and also includes the threat of sexual contact without consent.

UBC Campus Security keeps records of each sexual assault case that is reported to UBC Campus Security. The number of sexual assaults reported to UBC Campus Security are included in Campus Security’s  Annual Report, linked from the Campus Security website.

Reported sexual assaults – UBC Campus Security

Year Total Reported to Campus Security Total Reported to Campus Security – On-Campus Incidents
2009 2 2
2010 4 4
2011 2 2
2012 0 0
2013 11 8
2014 9 5
2015 13 7
2016 14 10
2017 Year to Date 2 0

 
Report sex offences* submitted by RCMP University Detachment
The following tables represent the number of sexual assaults reported to the RCMP University Detachment for any incidents occurring at the UBC Vancouver Campus and University Endowment Lands.

This data has been made available as a result of a recommendation in the 2014 Campus Safety Working Group Report as an action item under University and RCMP partnership.

Year Reported Sex Offences
2009 16
2010 28
2011 25
2012 18
2013 50
2014 3
2015 19
2016 15
2017 Year to Date 1

 

Founded** sexual assault reports – RCMP University Detachment 

Year Founded Sexual Assaults
2009 5
2010 8
2011 8
2012 2
2013 9
2014 3
2015 17
2016 11
2017 Year to Date 1

*Sex offences that are reported by the RCMP includes sexual assaults and also extends to indecent acts and assistance to other police agencies.

**Founded is defined as confirmed by the RCMP that a sexual assault occurred.