Share of women stating they have experienced sexual harassment as of 2018

This statistic shows the results of a 2018 Ipsos survey among women all over the world about their experience with sexual harassment. The statistic shows the share of women in selected countries who said they have experienced sexual harassment at any point since the age of 15. In 2018, 81 percent of women surveyed in Sweden stated they have experienced sexual harassment.

Share of women who have experienced sexual harassment as of 2018, in selected countries

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Release date

March 2018



Survey time period

January 26-February 9, 2018

Number of respondents


Age group

16 years and older

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Supplementary notes

The original question was posed as follows: "Out of every 100 women in [COUNTRY], how many do you think say they have experienced any form of sexual harrassment - *since the age of 15?". The data presented here is included to show the difference between guess and the actual results.

* The source does not provide the number of respondents for each country.

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