Child Sexual Abuse Statistics
All Statistics and References
Learn all the statistics including facts on the magnitude of the problem, perpetrators, circumstances, risk factors, consequences, reporting and signs of abuse.
of the Problem
Child sexual abuse is far more prevalent than people realize. Find out how big the problem really is.
Those who molest children look and act just like everyone else. Abusers can be neighbors, friends, and family members.
While no child is immune, there are child and family characteristics that can heighten the risk of sexual abuse.
Emotional and mental health problems are often the first consequence and sign of child sexual abuse.
Only about one third of child sexual abuse incidents are identified, and even fewer are reported.