Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 1999

Demographics

Table 5
Regional Distribution of Reports of Children
Reported as Abused and Neglected
Fiscal Year 1999

Region Number
of Children
Reported
Unique Number
of Children
Reported
Rate per
1,000
Northern 23,009 19,224 20.2
Central 26,588 21,501 37.9
Southern 14,103 11,382 36.2
Downstate Total 63,700 52,107 28.4
Cook North 11,250 9,711 19.2
Cook Central 12,653 10,942 31.0
Cook South 17,871 15,480 31.2
Cook Admin. 1,419 1,224  
Cook Total 43,193 37,357 27.6
State Total 106,893 89,464 28.1

 

Table 6
Regional Distribution of Reports of Children
Indicated for Abuse and Neglect
Fiscal Year 1999

Region Number
of Indicated
Children
Unique Number
of Indicated Children
Rate per
1,000
Northern 7,322 6,471 6.8
Central 9,224 8,078 14.3
Southern 5,139 4,421 14.0
Downstate Total 21,685 18,970 10.3
Cook North 3,403 3,073 6.1
Cook Central 3,703 3,407 9.6
Cook South 4,558 4,284 8.6
Cook Admin. 577 494  
Cook Total 12,241 11,258 8.3
State Total 33,926 30,228 9.5