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Table 1 Sexual harassment incidentsa in India, Tamil Nadu and Chennai, 1991–2014

From: Rapid assessment of “eve teasing” (sexual harassment) of young women during the commute to college In India

Year India Tamil Nadu Chennai Year India Tamil Nadu Chennai
1991 10,283 1205 N/R 2003 12,325 881 212
1992 10,751 680 N/R 2004 10,001 1081 189
1993 12,009 942 N/R 2005 9984 665 102
1994 10,496 1195 N/R 2006 9966 852 88
1995 4689 1078 N/R 2007 10,950 875 126
1996 5971 N/A N/R 2008 12,214 974 67
1997 5796 1532 N/R 2009 10,864 501 10
1998 8123 1230 0 2010 9961 638 23
1999 8858 1776 0 2011 8570 464 121
2000 11,024 N/A N/A 2012 9173 382 141
2001 9746 1012 209 2013 12,589 313 155
2002 10,155 1718 941 2014 9796 229 N/R
  1. National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB): Crime in India
  2. N/R Not Recorded; N/A Not Available
  3. a Section 509, Indian Penal Code