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

Number of child fatalities due to abuse or maltreatment in the U.S. in 2017, by perpetrator relationship

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Child abuse in the U.S. - number of fatalities 2017, by perpetrator relationship This statistic shows the number of child fatalities due to abuse or maltreatment in the U.S. in 2017, by perpetrator relationship. In 2017, around 271 children died due to abuse by their mother and father.
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Number of child fatalities due to abuse or maltreatment in the U.S. in 2017, by perpetrator relationship

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Number of victims
Mother410
Mother and Father271
Father208
Mother and Nonparent(s)145
Other 61
Relative43
More than One Nonparental Perpetrator 31
Mother, Father, and Nonparent28
Child Daycare Provider28
Partner of Parent26
Foster Parent 6
Friend or Neighbor 4
Group Home and Residential Facility Staff 4
Legal Guardian 1
Other Professional 0
Number of victims
Mother410
Mother and Father271
Father208
Mother and Nonparent(s)145
Other 61
Relative43
More than One Nonparental Perpetrator 31
Mother, Father, and Nonparent28
Child Daycare Provider28
Partner of Parent26
Foster Parent 6
Friend or Neighbor 4
Group Home and Residential Facility Staff 4
Legal Guardian 1
Other Professional 0
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the number of child fatalities due to abuse or maltreatment in the U.S. in 2017, by perpetrator relationship. In 2017, around 271 children died due to abuse by their mother and father.
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