Statistics

The Facts

 
It is important to know the truth about child abuse.
 


 

  • 90% of child abuse incidents are NEVER REPORTED!
     

  • 90% of child abuse victims know their abuser – it is not typically a stranger.
     

  • Nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults (including assaults on adults) occur to children ages 17 and under.
     

  • 81% of sexual abuse incidents for all ages occur in one-perpetrator/one-child circumstances.
     

  • 84% of sexual victimization of children under age 12 occurs in a residence.

 

Something to consider: