Rate at which women are abused in the United States



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Nearly one-third of American women report being physically or sexually abused by a husb... See Full Stat Info
3.3 million children witness domestic violence each year in the US. See Full Stat Info
31,260 women were murdered by an intimate partner from 1976-1996. See Full Stat Info
Domestic violence victims lose nearly 8 million days of paid work per year in the US al... See Full Stat Info
Children from homes characterized by domestic violence are five to seven times more lik... See Full Stat Info
More than half of school age children in domestic violence shelters show clinical level... See Full Stat Info
Violence by an intimate partner accounts for about 2% of violent crime experienced by men. See Full Stat Info
Women are 5 to 8 times more likely than men to be victimized by an intimate partner. See Full Stat Info
According to the U.S. Surgeon General, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury... See Full Stat Info
Approximately 85% of the victims of domestic violence are women. See Full Stat Info
Nearly 1 in 5 teenage girls who have been in a relationship said a boyfriend threatened... See Full Stat Info
60% of young women, ages 15 to 24, were currently involved in an ongoing abusive relati... See Full Stat Info
Physical violence in dating relationships ranges from 20-35%. See Full Stat Info
In the United States, a woman is more likely to be assaulted, raped, or killed by an in... See Full Stat Info
Of women who reported being raped and /or physically assaulted since the age of 18, thr... See Full Stat Info
One of five college females will experience some form of dating violence See Full Stat Info
Witnessing violence as a child is associated with adult reports of depression, trauma-r... See Full Stat Info
One in five or 20% of dating couples report some type of violence in their relationship See Full Stat Info
It is estimated that between 20% to 52% of high school and college age dating couples h... See Full Stat Info
The costs of intimate partner violence in the US alone exceed $5.8 billion per year: $4... See Full Stat Info
Violence by an intimate partner accounts for about 21% of violent crime experienced by ... See Full Stat Info
In 1996, among all female murder victims in the U.S., 30% were slain by their husbands ... See Full Stat Info
Each day, 4 women die as a result of abuse. See Full Stat Info
In 1995, 7 percent of all murder victims were young women who were killed by their boyf... See Full Stat Info
35% of all emergency room calls are a result of domestic violence. See Full Stat Info
Everyday in the US, more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends. See Full Stat Info


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