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Domestic Violence Statistics

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    1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime.  
    In 2001 20% of violent crime against women was intimate partner violence, compared to 3% against men. 
    In 2001, there were 691,710 nonfatal incidents of violence committed by the current or former spouses, boyfriends or     girlfriends of the victims. 
    From 1992-2000 54% of intimate partner violence was reported to the police.
   Only 24% of rape or sexual assault was reported.   
   Young women age 16-24 experience the highest rate of domestic violence-16 per 1000 persons. 
   Marital rape accounts for 25% of all rapes, affecting over 75,000 women each year. 
   In 2000 1247 women and 440 men were killed by an intimate partner.   The costs of intimate partner violence annually exceed $5.8 billion


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