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Data Source – UCR Data Online

It is alarming to know that American is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds.  This dataviz displays trend in rapes across all states in USA.



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Other facts about rape in USA

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

1. Nearly 1 in 5 women (over 23 million) have experienced rape in their lifetime.

2. 1 in 71 men have experienced rape in their lifetime.

3. 13% of women and 6% of men have experienced sexual coercion in their lifetime.

4. 42.2% of female rape victims were first raped before age 18, with 29.9 percent of these from ages 11 to 17.

5. 11.8% of high school girls and 4.5% of high school boys reported being forced into sexual intercourse.

6. Among female rape victims, perpetrators were composed of intimate partners (51.1%), family members (12.5%), acquaintances (40.8%) and strangers (13.8%).

7. Among male rape victims, perpetrators were composed of acquaintances (52.4%) and strangers (15.1%).

8. For female rape victims, an estimated 99.0% had only male perpetrators.

9. 26.9% of American Indian/Alaska Natives, 22% of non-Hispanic blacks, 18.8% of non-Hispanic whites, 14.6% of Hispanics, and 35.5% of women of multiple races experienced an attempted or a completed rape at some time in their lives.

10. 1.6% of non-Hispanic white men were raped during their lifetimes.

11. Among sexual violence victims raped after the age of 18, 31.5% of women and 16.1% of men reported a physical injury as a result of a rape.

12. 36.2% of injured female victims received medical treatment.

13. Rape results in about 32,000 pregnancies each year.

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