Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2000

Demographics

Table 5
Regional Distribution of Reports of Children
Reported as Abused and Neglected

Region

Number
of Children
Reported

Unique Number
of Children
Reported*

Rate per
1,000

Northern

21,584

18,623

19.6

Central

26,028

21,256

37.5

Southern

14,422

11,691

37.2

 

 

 

 

Downstate Total

62,034

51,570

28.1

 

 

 

 

Cook North

9,356

8,291

16.4

Cook Central

10,742

9,489

26.9

Cook South

16,576

14,691

29.7

Cook Admin.

1,705

1,638

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Total

38,379

34,109

25.2

 

 

 

 

State Total

100,413

85,679

26.9

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


Table 6
Regional Distribution of Reports of Children
In Indicated Investigations

Region

Number
of Indicated
Children

Unique Number
of Indicated Children*

Rate per
1,000

 

 

 

 

Northern

5,891

5,361

5.6

Central

8,189

7,272

12.8

Southern

4,712

4,118

13.1

 

 

 

 

Downstate Total

18,792

16,751

9.1

 

 

 

 

Cook North

2,500

2,304

4.6

Cook Central

3,068

2,789

7.9

Cook South

3,915

3,601

7.3

Cook Admin.

593

576

 

 

 

 

 

Cook Total

10,076

9,270

6.8

 

 

 

 

State Total

28,868

26,021

8.2

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