Facts about Child Abuse and Neglect in the United States

2015 Statistics Overview for the United States:

  • 683,000 children were reported as victims of child abuse and neglect.
  • Of those victims, 1,585 child fatalities were reported.
  • 75.3% of child victims suffered from neglect, and 17.2% suffered from physical abuse.

(Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Child Maltreatment Report)

Most Recent Statistics for North Carolina

2015 Statistics Review


Victims of abuse and neglect.


Children died from abuse and neglect.