STATISTICS

Though statistics can provide a picture of the occurrence of sexual violence, remember that this only reflects what is reported.  Some statistics only reflect cases that are reported to law enforcement which is a small percentage.

 

Every 73 seconds an American is sexually assaulted.

Every 9 minutes, CPS substantiates, or finds evidence for, a claim of child sexual abuse.

Some members of the LGBT+ community experience higher levels of sexual violence than heterosexual, cisgendered people.

African American girls and women 12 years old and older experienced higher rates of rape and sexual assault than white, Asian, and Latina girls and women from 2005-2010.

Latina girls reported that they were likely to stop attending school activities and sports to avoid sexual harassment.

9.5% of API women experienced rape at some point during their lifetime.

In a 2006 study, 96% of American Indian respondents who had been a victim of rape or sexual assault had experienced other physical abuse as well.

The rate of rape or sexual assault against persons with multiple disability types is 2.8 per 1,000.

In FY18, 20,500 service members were sexually assaulted or raped including 13,000 women and 7,500 men.

80,600 is the estimated number of inmates who experience sexual violence in prison or jail every year.

The overall rate of non-consensual sexual contact by physical force or inability to consent since the student enrolled at the school was 13 percent.

Older victims are less likely to report sexual abuse than younger victims.

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