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Statistics

About Victims

  • 44% of victims are under age 18
  • 80% are under age 30

Sexual Assault Numbers

  • Every 2 minutes, another American is sexually assaulted
  • There is an average of 237,868 victims (age 12 or older) of sexual assault each year

Reporting to Police

  • 60% of sexual assaults are not reported to the police
  • 97% of rapists will never spend a day in jail

About Rapists

  • Approximately 2/3 of assaults are committed by someone known to the victim
  • 38% of rapists are a friend or acquaintance