Rape

This criminal offence is committed when a person intentionally sexually penetrates another person without that person’s consent. Sexual penetration includes oral, anal and vaginal penetration and may be committed by and against both men and women.

*Types of sentencing outcomes included in 'Other' are custodial supervision orders, non-custodial supervision orders and suspended sentences.

This graph includes cases with a sentence of imprisonment or aggregate imprisonment only. It does not take into account any sentences that include imprisonment as part of the total sentence, such as cases where the offender is sentenced to time in prison and a Community Corrections Order.

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Page last updated: 24 July 2020