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The following page contains statistical information and reports for the United States and Arizona. National statistics may be released by the publishing entities annually, biannually, or on a less frequent basis.
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According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2011, there were approximately 158.9 million women/girls and 152.7 million men/boys (311.6 million total) in the resident population of the United States.
According to The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010 Summary Report, lifetime prevalence of rape among women is 18.3% and among men is 1.4% (rape is defined as completed forced penetration, attempted forced penetration, or alcohol/drug facilitated completed penetration).
This means in 2011, 31.2 million people in the United States were survivors of rape.
1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the United States are survivors of rape.
10 in 10 people can do something to help.
SVPEP Statistical Summary Documents
Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey. U.S. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Summary of survey results created by SVPEP staff. Link to full report. [Posted 1/2010]
Summary of the Reporting of Sexual Assault in Arizona, CY 2009-2010. Arizona Criminal Justice Commission. Statistical Analysis Center Publication. 2012. [Posted 10/2012]
Summary of Crimes Against Person with Disabilities, 2009-2011-Statistical Tables. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Summary created by SVPEP staff. Link to full report. [Posted 3/2013]
Summary of data about non-voluntary intercourse among girls and women from Teenagers in the United States: Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Childbearing, National Survey of Family Growth 2006-2008. [Posted 7/2010]
Summary of Female Sexual Victimizations, 1994-2010. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Summary created by SVPEP staff. Link to full report. [Posted 3/2013]
Summary of Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9-12 – Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, Selected Sites, United States, 2001-2009. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Link to report on CDC website. [Posted 9/2011]
Summary of Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2008-09. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Summary created by SVPEP staff. Link to full report. [Posted 2/2010].
Summary of Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2008-09. National inmate survey, 2008-09. U.S. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. [Posted 9/2010]
Summary of Victimizations Not Reported. Summarizes findings from Bureau of Justice Statistics, NCVIS report. [Posted 11/2012]
2012 Arizona Youth Survey State Report. This statewide report includes data gathered from a biennial survey with responses from 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students attending public and charter middle and high school students in Arizona. Violence specific results can be found here. [Posted 4/2013]
2011 Crime in Arizona Report. This report is compiled by Access Integrity Unit of the Arizona Department of Public Safety. To find data specific to forcible rape in Arizona see page 34. Arizona Department of Public Safety website. [Posted 7/2012]
Arizona Crime Trends: A System Review 2011. Arizona Criminal Justice Commission. This biannual publication reports on criminal justice system trends in Arizona including the number and rate of forcible rape from 2000-2011. [Posted 10/2011]
Injuries Related to Sexual Violence in Arizona, 2004-2010. These data were gathered from ICD codes from Arizona hospitals. [Updated 10/2011]
Magnitude of Sexual Violence in Arizona by Sarah Henry, MPH at Arizona Department of Health Services. [Posted 10/2012]
Arizona Vital Statistics
Arizona Behavioral Risk Factor Survey Reports. Bureau of Public Health Statistics Arizona Department of Health Services. [Posted 12/2011]
Comparison of Selected Vital Statistics for Arizona Residents, 1999, 2004 and 2009. From the Arizona Department of Health Services Health Status and Vital Statistics site. [Posted 9/2010]
FBI Uniform Crime Reports
Read about the UCR Revised Definition of Rape
2009-2010 Arizona Statistics from FBI UCR
Offenses Known to Law Enforcement by State by University and College, 2010. Violent Crime and Forcible Rape in Arizona, 2009-2010.
Offenses Known to Law Enforcement by State by State, Tribal, and Other Agencies, 2010. Violent Crime and Forcible Rape in Arizona, 2009-2010.
2009 Selected Findings: Recent Research on sexual violence. A comprehensive compendium of national and international statistics related to sexual violence. California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA). [Posted 11/2010]
Hidden Costs in Health Care:The Economic Impact of Violence and Abuse. Dolezal, T. McCollum D., Callahan, M., Eden Prairie, MN: Academy on Violence and Abuse; 2009.
This publication is an overview of the literature that describe how violence and abuse lead to increased health care utilization and cost. [Posted 1/2010]
National Crime Victimization Survey, 2011. Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin. October 2011. [Posted 10/2012]
PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Data Collection Activities, 2012. (PDF) U.S. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. A summary report of surveys conducted to analyze the incidents and effects of prison rape. [Posted 10/2012]
Stalking Victimization in the United States. National Crime Victimization Survey. Revised-September, 2012. The Bureau of Justice Statistics. U.S. Department of Justice.
Surveillance for Violent Deaths — National Violent Death Reporting System,16 States, 2007. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. May 14, 2010. Link to report on CDC website. [Posted 5/2010]
Victimizations Not Reported to the Police, 2006-2010. Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin. August 2012, compiled using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey. [Posted 11/2012]
Youth Behavioral Risk Surveillance Survey. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This online tool allows users to select specific criteria such as year, location, and question from the survey to build tables and graphs with desired data. Sexual violence prevention items, under the "Violence" category, include if youth have ever been "Hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose by their boyfriend or girlfriend" and if they have "ever been physically forced to have sexual intercourse".
[Posted on 8/2011]
Older reports and documents can be found in the Archived Reports section.