Learning the facts is the first step to preventing child sexual abuse.

The statistics and facts below can help you understand what child sexual abuse is, the risk factors and consequences for survivors, and how to identify and report suspected abuse. For all statistics and references, download the full statistics PDF.

The Issue of Child Sexual Abuse

Child sexual abuse is far more prevalent than people realize. Find out how big the problem really is. The Issue Statistics

Risk Factors & Consequences

While no child is immune, there are child and family characteristics that can heighten the risk of sexual abuse. Risk Factors & Consequences Statistics

Facts on Reporting

Only about one-third of child sexual abuse incidents are identified and even fewer are reported. Reporting Statistics

All Statistics

Download a PDF with all statistics. All Statistics