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Supplemental Victimization Survey (SVS)

Frequency
Periodically
Latest Data Available
2016
Data Experts
Rachel Morgan, Ph.D., BJS Statistician
Jennifer Truman, Ph.D., BJS Statistician
Collection Period

Data collected in 2006 and 2016.

Description

The National Crime Victimization Survey's (NCVS) Supplemental Victimization Survey (SVS) asks persons age 16 or older about their experiences with stalking during the preceding 12 months and collects information on the demographic characteristics of stalking victims. It also collects information on the nature of stalking victimization, including the number of offenders, the victim-offender relationship, and the frequency and duration of the stalking.

Date Created: May 28, 2021