Number of child abuse victims seeing court action taken in the U.S. in 2016, by state

Child abuse in the U.S. - victims who saw court action taken 2016, by state This statistic shows the number of child abuse victims who saw court action taken against abusers in the U.S. in 2016, by state. In 2016, total 26,010 children in California saw court action taken against their abusers.
Show more
Loading statistic...
Expand statistic
Number of children
California26,010
Indiana21,992
Florida16,599
Texas11,943
Massachusetts7,507
Ohio6,036
Michigan5,915
Georgia5,403
Arizona5,402
Oklahoma4,293
Kentucky4,036
Oregon3,910
Iowa3,623
Louisiana3,050
Connecticut2,924
South Carolina2,904
Nevada2,769
Arkansas2,576
Colorado2,540
Minnesota2,409
Utah2,144
Washington2,128
Missouri2,001
Montana1,908
Nebraska1,806
New Jersey1,760
West Virginia1,500
New Mexico1,383
Virginia1,328
Maryland1,239
Idaho1,140
Kansas977
Hawaii969
Rhode Island933
Wisconsin564
New Hampshire552
Wyoming460
North Dakota324
Delaware291
District of Columbia274
Vermont202
Number of children
California26,010
Indiana21,992
Florida16,599
Texas11,943
Massachusetts7,507
Ohio6,036
Michigan5,915
Georgia5,403
Arizona5,402
Oklahoma4,293
Kentucky4,036
Oregon3,910
Iowa3,623
Louisiana3,050
Connecticut2,924
South Carolina2,904
Nevada2,769
Arkansas2,576
Colorado2,540
Minnesota2,409
Utah2,144
Washington2,128
Missouri2,001
Montana1,908
Nebraska1,806
New Jersey1,760
West Virginia1,500
New Mexico1,383
Virginia1,328
Maryland1,239
Idaho1,140
Kansas977
Hawaii969
Rhode Island933
Wisconsin564
New Hampshire552
Wyoming460
North Dakota324
Delaware291
District of Columbia274
Vermont202
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
This statistic shows the number of child abuse victims who saw court action taken against abusers in the U.S. in 2016, by state. In 2016, total 26,010 children in California saw court action taken against their abusers.
Show more
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 Alabama, Alaska, Illinois, Maine, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Tennessee.

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Statistics on "Child abuse in the U.S."

  • Overview
The most important statistics
  • Child abuse
The most important statistics
  • Fatalities
The most important statistics
  • Preventive services
The most important statistics
  • Lifetime costs
The most important statistics
  • Abuse and crime
The most important statistics

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Child abuse in the U.S.

All Information
in one Presentation

Child abuse in the U.S.

Everything On "Child abuse in the U.S." in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista for Your Company: The Research and Analysis Tool

  • Product Film
  • Statistics
  • Downloads

Our Premium Statistics - facts for your business

Currently, Statista provides more than 1 million statistics.
93 percent (all Premium content) are exclusively accessible via our professional accounts.

Unlimited access

As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times. Including downloads of data in the most common formats (XLS, PDF & PNG). Create relevant and significant statistics in no time.

You are in good company

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Our Business Solutions: Save Time and Money

only

$588*

per year
Your advantages
  • Full access to all our statistics
  • Download as XLS, PDF & PNG
  • Relevant data: complete source information
All functions of our platform illustrated face-to-face
  • Learn how Statista supports your company
  • Extensive tour across the whole portal
  • Personal guidance by our support team
The knowledge database for your company
  • All functions of the Premium Account
  • Access to dossiers, forecasts and studies
  • Access to our international database
  • Publishing rights and other exclusive functions

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar
2 News

We use cookies to personalize contents and ads, offer social media features, and analyze access to our website. In your browser settings you can configure or disable this, respectively, and can delete any already placed cookies. For details, please see your browser’s Help section (by pressing F1). Please see our privacy statement for details about how we use data.