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Rape Statistics


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Rape StatisticsPercent
Average number of rape cases reported in the US annually89,000
Percent of women who experienced an attempted or completed rape16 %
Percent of men who experienced an attempted or completed rape3 %
Decline in rape rate since 199360 %
Percent of rapes that are never reported to authorities60 %
Percent of college rapes that are never reported to authorities95 %
Percent of rapes where both victim and perpetrator had been drinking47 %
College Rape StatisticsPercent
The following is from a study of 6,000 college students on 32 college campuses nationwide in 1987
Percent of women who reported being raped15 %
Percent of women who reported an attempted rape12 %
The following is from a CDC study of 5,000 women on 138 college campuses in 1995
Percent who reported being raped20 %
Rape Perpetrator StatisticsPercent
Percent of victims raped by a friend or acquaintance38 %
Percent raped by "an intimate"28 %
Percent raped by a stranger26 %
Percent raped by a relative7 %
Rape Location StatisticsPercent
Perpetrators home30.9 %
Victims home26.6 %
Perpetrator and victims shared home10.1 %
At a party7.2 %
In a vehicle7.2 %
Outdoors3.6 %
In a bar2.2 %
Countries With Highest Rape RatesRate / 100,000
Lesotho91.6
Trinidad and Tobago58.4
Sweden53.2
Korea33.7
New Zealand30.9
United States28.6
Belgium26.3
Zimbabwe25.6
United Kingdom23.2
Countries With Lowest Rape RatesRate / 100,000
Egypt0.1
Azerbaijan0.3
Armenia0.6
Syrian Arab Republic0.7
Turkey1.4
Sierra Leone1.4
Canada1.5
Ukraine1.9
Kenya1.9
Belarus2.5
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Justice , CDC, Koss, Gidycz & Wisniewski College Study, United Nations
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 6, 2016

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