National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Check out these statistics on domestic violence. 

  • 1 in 4 women will experience violence in their lifetime. 
  • Women aged 20-24 are at the highest risk for abuse by a partner. 
  • Boys who witness abuse are TWICE as likely to abuse their partners and their children as adults. 
  • The economic cost of domestic violence tops $5.8 billion dollars a year. 
  • Only 25% of physical assaults and 20% of rapes are ever reported.

These statistics should shock you. What are you doing to break the cycle? 

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Statistics

Department of Justice Domestic Abuse Statistics: June 2013