The Statistics

All information gathered is in regards to statistics in the United States.

  • Approximately 1 in 5 women are raped or sexually assaulted in their lifetime.


  • 81% of women and 43% of men have reported experiencing a form of sexual harassment or sexual assault in their lifetime.

  • 9/10 victims of rape are female
  • Every 68 seconds there is another victim of sexual assault
  • 8/10 rapes occur by someone the victim knows
  • Each year, 60,000 children experience sexual abuse

This website presents a graph of the forcible rape rate per 100,000 people in 2020, separated by state…


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For more in-depth knowledge on the statistics of sexual assault, click on the links above to explore these organizations’ websites.