Number of child fatalities due to abuse in the U.S. in 2016, by state

Child abuse in the U.S. - number of fatalities 2016, by state This statistic shows the number of child fatalities due to abuse or maltreatment in the U.S. in 2016, by state. In 2016, total 217 child fatalities occurred in Texas.
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Number of victims
Texas 217
Florida110
Georgia97
New York 86
Michigan 85
Indiana70
Ohio 65
Illinois64
Arizona48
Pennsylvania 47
Virginia 45
Arkansas42
Mississippi 41
Tennessee 41
Louisiana39
Colorado36
Oklahoma 31
Minnesota 28
Alabama 26
Missouri 25
Wisconsin 25
New Jersey 21
South Carolina 21
West Virginia 20
Kentucky15
Maryland13
Iowa12
Utah 12
Nevada 10
Kansas10
New Mexico 8
Nebraska 7
Connecticut6
South Dakota 4
Hawaii4
North Dakota 4
Wyoming 4
Rhode Island 4
District of Columbia3
Idaho1
New Hampshire 0
Vermont 0
Montana 0
Delaware0
Number of victims
Texas 217
Florida110
Georgia97
New York 86
Michigan 85
Indiana70
Ohio 65
Illinois64
Arizona48
Pennsylvania 47
Virginia 45
Arkansas42
Mississippi 41
Tennessee 41
Louisiana39
Colorado36
Oklahoma 31
Minnesota 28
Alabama 26
Missouri 25
Wisconsin 25
New Jersey 21
South Carolina 21
West Virginia 20
Kentucky15
Maryland13
Iowa12
Utah 12
Nevada 10
Kansas10
New Mexico 8
Nebraska 7
Connecticut6
South Dakota 4
Hawaii4
North Dakota 4
Wyoming 4
Rhode Island 4
District of Columbia3
Idaho1
New Hampshire 0
Vermont 0
Montana 0
Delaware0
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This statistic shows the number of child fatalities due to abuse or maltreatment in the U.S. in 2016, by state. In 2016, total 217 child fatalities occurred in Texas.
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Release date
February 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
Based on State submissions to National Child Absuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)of alleged child abuse and neglect. NCANDS collects case level data on children who received child protective services response in the form of an investigative or alternative response. Each state has its own definition of child abuse and neglect based on standards set by federal law. Child abuse is defined as any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation; or an act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk or serious harm.
There is no data available for Alaska, California, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Maine, Oregon and Washington.

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