These statistics are from the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) and are updated regularly:

  • A woman is battered every 15 seconds in the United States
  • Four women are murdered by their partners every day
  • Nearly one in four women in the US reports experiencing some form of violence by her partner atleast one in her life
  • One in six women has been the victim of attempted or completed rape
  • Women are 84% of spouse abuse victims and 86% of victims at the hand of a boyfriend/girlfriend
  • All women are at risk for domestic and sexual violence, but women ages 20-24 are at the greatest risk of experiencing nonfatal Intimate Partner Violence
  • Each year, 3-10 million children witness Domestic Violence
  • Relationship Violence affects partners regardless of their sex, gender-identification or sexual orientation
  • A 1994 survey of lesbians reported 41% had been abused atleast once in an Intimate Partner Relationship
  • 23% of men surveyed in 2006 who had lived with another man had reported being raped or physically assaulted
  • A 1998 survey reported transgender and intersex individuals found that 50% of respondents had been raped or assaulted by a romantic partner


*These findings are based on the responses from surveys and many cases are not reported