Dataviz by Painted data.
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.
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.
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.