Child abuse in the U.S. - number of victims by perpetrator relationship 2017

Number of child abuse victims in the U.S. in 2017, by perpetrator relationship

Child abuse in the U.S. - number of victims by perpetrator relationship 2017 This statistic shows the number of child abuse victims in the U.S. in 2017, by perpetrator relationship. In 2017, about 135,222 children in the U.S. were abused by both their mother and father.
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Number of child abuse victims in the U.S. in 2017, by perpetrator relationship

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Relationship to childNumber of victims
Mother270,409
Father142,801
Mother and father135,222
Relative31,144
Partner of parent19,489
Other professional18,128
Other18,128
Father and Nonparent(s)7,674
More than one nonparental perpetrator7,556
Mother, Father, and Nonparent6,530
Mother and Nonparent(s)6,530
Friend and neighbor4,880
Child daycare provider2,237
Foster parent1,731
Legal guardian1,595
Group home and residential facility staff1,433
Relationship to childNumber of victims
Mother270,409
Father142,801
Mother and father135,222
Relative31,144
Partner of parent19,489
Other professional18,128
Other18,128
Father and Nonparent(s)7,674
More than one nonparental perpetrator7,556
Mother, Father, and Nonparent6,530
Mother and Nonparent(s)6,530
Friend and neighbor4,880
Child daycare provider2,237
Foster parent1,731
Legal guardian1,595
Group home and residential facility staff1,433
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This statistic shows the number of child abuse victims in the U.S. in 2017, by perpetrator relationship. In 2017, about 135,222 children in the U.S. were abused by both their mother and father.
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