Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2001

 

 

Table 1
Number of Children
Reported as Abused and Neglected

Fiscal
Year

Children
 Reported*

Percent of
Change From
Previous Year

1990

103,420

8.7%

1991

107,307

3.8%

1992

130,562

21.7%

1993

125,343

-4.0%

1994

136,312

8.8%

1995

139,720

2.5%

1996

125,221

-10.4%

1997

119,447

-4.6%

1998

114,011

-4.6%

1999

106,903

-6.2%

2000

103,573

-3.1%

2001

100,413

-3.1%

*Number of children reported is a duplicated count.

 

Table 2
Number of Children
Indicated for Abuse and Neglect

Fiscal
Year

Children
Indicated*

Percent of
Change From
Previous Year

1990

38,209

-1.0%

1991

37,304

-2.4%

1992

43,169

15.7%

1993

42,209

-2.2%

1994

49,487

17.2%

1995

53,246

7.6%

1996

44,465

-16.5%

1997

41,833

-5.9%

1998

36,858

-11.9%

1999

33,805

-8.3%

2000

32,746

-3.1%

2001

28,868

-11.8%

*Number of children indicated is a duplicated count.

 

Table 3
Age, Gender, Ethnic Group
Children Reported as Abused and Neglected*

Child Characteristics

Number of Unique
Children

Percent

Rate per
1,000

Age of Child

 

 

 

00-02

18,665

22.0%

35.5

03-05

16,726

19.7%

30.5

06-09

21,321

25.1%

29.2

10-13

16,492

19.4%

23.9

14-17

11,044

13.0%

15.9

Age not reported

645

0.8%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender of Child

 

 

 

Male

41,602

49.0%

25.5

Female

42,082

49.6%

27.1

Gender not reported

1,209

1.4%

 

 

 

 

 

Child's Ethnic Group

 

 

 

White

40,669

47.9%

20.2

African American

31,744

37.4%

53.0

Hispanic

8,457

10.0%

18.8

Other/Not Specified

4,023

4.7%

 

 

 

 

 

Total

84,893

100.0%

26.6

*Number of children reported is an unduplicated count
 within the State.

 

 

Table 4
Age, Gender, Ethnic Group
Children Indicated for Abused and Neglected*

Child Characteristics

Number of Unique
Children

Percent

Rate per
1,000

Age of Child

 

 

 

00-02

7,186

27.8%

13.7

03-05

4,884

18.9%

8.9

06-09

6,093

23.5%

8.3

10-13

4,792

18.5%

6.9

14-17

2,911

11.2%

4.2

Age not reported

29

0.1%

 

 

 

 

 

Gender of Child

 

 

 

Male

12,476

48.2%

7.6

Female

13,247

51.2%

8.5

Gender not reported

172

0.7%

 

 

 

 

 

Child's Ethnic Group

 

 

 

White

12,427

48.0%

6.2

African American

9,766

37.7%

16.3

Hispanic

2,540

9.8%

5.6

Other/Not Specified

1,162

4.5%

 

 

 

 

 

Total

25,895

100.0%

8.1

*Number of children indicated is an unduplicated count
 within the State.

 


*Number of children indicated is an unduplicated count within the state