• From the Child Help Website  Each year; 3.3 million reports of child abuse involving 6 million children (the worst record in the industrialized world
  • Statistics Graph Number of Child Deaths Per Day Due To Child Abuse and Neglect
  • A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds
  • *More than five children die every day as a result of child abuse.
  • Approximately 80% of children that die from abuse are under the age of 4.
  • It is estimated that between 50-60% of child fatalities due to maltreatment are not recorded as such on death certificates. 
  • More than 90% of juvenile sexual abuse victims know their perpetrator in some way. 
  • Child abuse occurs at every socioeconomic level, across ethnic and cultural lines, within all religions and at all levels of education.
  • About 30% of abused and neglected children will later abuse their own children, continuing the horrible cycle of abuse.
  • About 80% of 21 year olds that were abused as children met criteria for at least one psychological disorder. 

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