Sexual Violence Affects Millions of Americans
- On average, there are 433,648 victims (age 12 or older) of rape and sexual assault each year in the United States.1
Younger People Are at the Highest Risk of Sexual Violence
- Ages 12-34 are the highest risk years for rape and sexual assault.3
- Those age 65 and older are 92% less likely than 12-24 year olds to be a victim of rape or sexual assault, and 83% less likely than 25-49 year olds.4
Read more statistics about about child sexual abuse.
Women and Girls Experience Sexual Violence at High Rates
Millions of women in the United States have experienced rape.
- As of 1998, an estimated 17.7 million American women had been victims of attempted or completed rape.5
Young women are especially at risk.
- 82% of all juvenile victims are female. 90% of adult rape victims are female.6
- Females ages