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The Economic Impact of Child Sexual Abuse

What Are the Costs Your Community?

As a tax-payer you'll be shocked to find out. In the U.S. reported cases of child sexual abuse represent the second most expensive victim crime behind murder, costing the U.S. billions annually.*

It's simple, enter the population of your community and click 'Find Out Costs' to discover the estimated short and long term costs of child sexual abuse in your community.

Population:
 

The economic impact of child sexual abuse in your community is:

Immediate Economic Impact:
Long Term Economic Impact**:



U.S. Census Bureau web site

*Fang, X., Brown, D., Florence, C., Mercy, J. (2012) The economic burden of child maltreatment in the United States and implications for prevent.  Child Abuse & Neglect, 36:2,156-165

**Figure represents present value of the lifetime costs