• Statistics

  • Domestic abuse/violence and dating abuse/violence can be physical, emotional, psychological, and/or sexual. They can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, economic level, education level, religion, or gender.

    The following are startling and alarming statistics on domestic abuse/violence and dating abuse/violence in the United States:

    • Every 9 seconds a woman in the U.S. is assaulted or beaten.1 in 3 women
    • 1 in 3 women has been physically abused by an intimate partner.
    • 1 in 4 women aged 18 and older will suffer from domestic violence in their lifetime.
    • Domestic violence is most common among women between the ages of 18-24.
    • 1 in 5 women is a victim of sexual assault during college.
    • 57% of teens know someone who has been physical, sexually, or verbally abusive in a dating relationship.


    Sources: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence; The National Domestic Violence Hotline; Domestic Violence Statistics