Abuse and Neglect Statistics
By Zip Code
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Office of Quality Assurance
County level information, go to the Child
Abuse and Neglect Statistics Annual Report-Fiscal Year 2011
Visit our Library
Page for earlier annual reports
Documents available on this page are in the Adobe Acrobat
Portable Document Format(PDF). Before viewing these documents you may need to
download the Adobe
ALLEGED VICTIMS. The number of alleged victims in family reports of suspected abuse/neglect. A family report can contain multiple alleged child victims and for statistical purposes all alleged victims are counted.
INDICATED VICTIMS. An investigation of suspected child abuse/neglect has revealed credible evidence that the victim was abused and/or neglected.
PROTECTIVE CUSTODIES. The number of alleged child victims in abuse/neglect reports where the child was taken into temporary protective custody.
ALLEGED SEXUAL ABUSE. The number of alleged child victims in abuse/neglect reports where the alleged victim is reported for at least one allegation of sexual abuse.
INDICATED SEXUAL ABUSE. The number of alleged child victims in abuse/neglect reports where the victim had at least one indicated allegation of sexual abuse.
The above referenced data items are duplicative counts, because a family or child may be reported to the Department more than once during any reporting period.