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Know The Stats

35 assault/rape cases have been reported in Atlanta for 2015. [1]

Since 1997, 80% of sexual assault and rape victims are under age 30. [2]

2.78 million men in the U.S. have been victims of sexual assault or rape. [3]

68% of Sexual assaults go unreported. [4]

82% of sexual assaults were perpetrated by a non-stranger. [5]

7% take place in a school. [6]

13% take place at the home of a friend, neighbor, or relative. [6]

18% take place in a public area, such as a commercial venue, parking lot, or park. [7]

In 1 in 3 sexual assaults, the perpetrator was intoxicated — 30% with alcohol, 4% with drugs. [7]

References

  1. Atlanta Victims Assistance, August 2015.
  2. U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Sex Offenses and Offenders. 1997.
  3. National Institute of Justice & Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Prevalence, Incidence and Consequences of Violence Against Women Survey. 1998.
  4. Justice Department, National Crime Victimization Survey: 2008-2012
  5. U.S. Department of Justice, National Crime Victimization Study: 2009-2013.
  6. U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Statistics. 1997 Sex Offenses and Offenders Study. 1997.
  7. U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Statistics. 1998 Alcohol and Crime Study. 1998.