Statistics Regarding Sexual Assault
  • It is estimated that only 10 percent of rapes are reported to the police.
  • 75 percent of the male perpetrators and 55 percent of the female victims report that alcohol was involved at the time of the incident.
  • As many as one in four college women become victims of attempted or completed rape during their college years.
  • In 60-80 percent of rapes, the assailant and the victim know each other and of these, over half of the rapes happen on a date.
  • Victims of Sexual Assault are 3 times more likely to suffer from depression
  •  6 times more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder
  • 13 times more likely to abuse alcohol
  • 26 times more likely to abuse drugs
  • 4 times more likely to contemplate suicide.
  • 17.7 million American women have been victims of completed or attempted rape.