Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2000

Demographics

Table 5
Regional Distribution of Reports of Children
Reported as Abused and Neglected
Fiscal Year 2000

Region Number
of Children
Reported
Unique Number
of Children
Reported*
Rate per
1,000
Northern 22,125 18,808 19.8
Central 26,476 21,529 38.0
Southern 14,172 11,410 36.3
Downstate Total 62,773 51,747 28.2
Cook North 10,709 9,441 18.7
Cook Central 11,748 10,370 29.4
Cook South 16,773 14,763 29.8
Cook Admin. 1,510 1,472  
Cook Total 40,740 36,046 26.6
State Total 103,513 87,793 27.5
*Unique number of children reported is an unduplicated count within the Region.

 

Table 6
Regional Distribution of Reports of Children
Indicated for Abuse and Neglect
Fiscal Year 2000

Region Number
of Indicated
Children
Unique Number
of Indicated Children*
Rate per
1,000
Northern 7,065 6,364 6.7
Central 9,342 8,162 14.4
Southern 5,217 4,511 14.3
Downstate Total 21,624 19,037 10.4
Cook North 2,995 2,772 5.4
Cook Central 3,520 3,224 9.1
Cook South 4,182 3,820 7.7
Cook Admin. 536 530  
Cook Total 11,233 10,296 7.6
State Total 32,857 29,333 9.2
*Unique number of children reported is an unduplicated count within the Region.