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Statistics on child abuse, spouse / cohabitant battering and sexual violence cases

Statistics on cases involving child abuse, spouse / cohabitant battering and sexual violence are captured by the Child Protection Registry (CPR) and the Central Information System on Spouse / Cohabitant Battering Cases and Sexual Violence Cases (CISSCBSV) respectively. The number of newly reported child abuse, spouse / cohabitant battering and sexual violence cases (from January to March 2015) is reported below :


Newly Reported Child Abuse Cases from January to March 2015


Types of Abuse

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Physical abuse

95 (51.1%)

Neglect

26 (14.0%)

Sexual abuse

59 (31.7%)

Psychological abuse

0 (0.0%)

Multiple abuse

6 (3.2%)

Total

186 (100.0%)

 


Sex of Victims

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Female

106 (57.0%)

Male

80 (43.0%)

Total

186 (100.0%)

 


Abuser's Relationship with the Victims

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Parent

110 (57.6%)

Sibling

0 (0.0%)

Step-parent

7 (3.7%)

Grandparent

4 (2.1%)

Relative

4 (2.1%)

Family Friend/Friend

20 (10.5%)

Caregiver

8 (4.2%)

Teacher

0 (0.0%)

Tutor/Coach

7 (3.7%)

Co-tenant/Neighbour

3 (1.6%)

Unrelated Person

21 (11.0%)

Unidentified Person / Others

7 (3.7%)

Total*

191 (100.0%)

*The number of abusers and the number of victims are not the same because one abuser may abuse more than one child and a child may be abused by more than one abuser.

District of Incident Happened

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Central & Western

2 (1.1%)

Southern

3 (1.6%)

Islands

4 (2.2%)

Eastern

8 (4.3%)

Wan Chai

0 (0.0%)

Kowloon City

10 (5.4%)

Yau Tsim Mong

9 (4.8%)

Shamshuipo

7 (3.8%)

Wong Tai Sin

10 (5.4%)

Sai Kung

7 (3.8%)

Kwun Tong

22 (11.8%)

Shatin

10 (5.4%)

Tai Po

7 (3.8%)

North

6 (3.2%)

Yuen Long

23 (12.4%)

Tsuen Wan

8 (4.3%)

Kwai Tsing

21 (11.3%)

Tuen Mun

23 (12.4%)

Outside Hong Kong

5 (2.7%)

Unknown

1 (0.5%)

Total

186 (100.0%)


Newly Reported Spouse / Cohabitant Battering Cases from January to March 2015



Types of Abuse

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Physical abuse

653 (80.5%)

Sexual abuse

2 (0.2%)

Psychological abuse

100 (12.3%)

Multiple abuse

56 (6.9%)

Total

811 (100.0%)



Sex of Victims

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Female

673 (83.0%)

Male

138 (17.0%)

Total

811 (100.0%)


Perpetrator's Relationship with the Victim

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Husband

468 (57.7%)

Wife

97 (12.0%)

Estranged husband/ex-husband

38 (4.7%)

Estranged wife/ex-wife

13 (1.6%)

Heterosexual cohabitant

114 (14.1%)

Same-sex cohabitant

2 (0.2%)

Heterosexual ex-cohabitant

76 (9.4%)

Same-sex ex-cohabitant

3 (0.4%)

Total

811 (100.0%)


Habitual Residential District at the Time of Abuse of Victim

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Central & Western

17 (2.1%)

Southern

23 (2.8%)

Island

19 (2.3%)

Eastern

43 (5.3%)

Wan Chai

17 (2.1%)

Kowloon City

35 (4.3%)

Yau Tsim Mong

64 (7.9%)

Shamshuipo

53 (6.5%)

Wong Tai Sin

57 (7.0%)

Sai Kung

29 (3.6%)

Kwun Tong

83 (10.2%)

Shatin

63 (7.8%)

Tai Po

25 (3.1%)

North

53 (6.5%)

Yuen Long

111 (13.7%)

Tsuen Wan

22 (2.7%)

Kwai Tsing

49 (6.0%)

Tuen Mun

35 (4.3%)

Outside Hong Kong/Unknown

13 (1.6%)

Total

811 (100.0%)


Newly Reported Sexual Violence Cases from January to March 2015



Types of Abuse

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Rape/Unlawful Sexual Intercourse

22 (10.8%)

Indecent assault

172 (84.7%)

Forced masturbation

2 (1.0%)

Forced oral sex

0 (0.0%)

Unlawful Buggery

1 (0.5%)

Others

0 (0.0%)

Multiple Abuse

6 (3.0%)

Total

203 (100.0%)

 


Sex of Victims

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Female

198 (97.5%)

Male

5 (2.5%)

Total

203 (100.0%)

 

Perpetrator's Relationship with the Victim

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Parent/child/sibling/in-laws

7 (3.4%)

Other relative

5 (2.5%)

Heterosexual lover

3 (1.5%)

Same-sex lover

0 (0.0%)

Heterosexual ex-lover

7 (3.4%)

Same-sex ex-lover

0 (0.0%)

Friend

21 (10.3%)

Caregiver (Non-relative)

1 (0.5%)

Employer / employee / colleague

21 (10.3%)

Teacher / tutor

1 (0.5%)

Stranger

137 (67.5%)

Others

0 (0.0%)

Total

203 (100.0%)

 


District of Incident

January to March 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Central & Western

13 (6.4%)

Southern

3 (1.5%)

Island

5 (2.5%)

Eastern

5 (2.5%)

Wan Chai

24 (11.8%)

Kowloon City

11 (5.4%)

Yau Tsim Mong

39 (19.2%)

Shamshuipo

7 (3.4%)

Wong Tai Sin

9 (4.4%)

Sai Kung

7 (3.4%)

Kwun Tong

18 (8.9%)

Shatin

12 (5.9%)

Tai Po

1 (0.5%)

North

4 (2.0%)

Yuen Long

9 (4.4%)

Tsuen Wan

12 (5.9%)

Kwai Tsing

4 (2.0%)

Tuen Mun

6 (3.0%)

Outside Hong Kong/Unknown

14 (6.9%)

Total

203 (100.0%)


The above statistics can be downloaded here( PDF Document)

Based on the information collected by the Child Protection Registry (CPR) and the Central Information System on Spouse / Cohabitant Battering Cases and Sexual Violence Cases (CISSCBSV)[the Central Information System on Battered Spouse Cases and Sexual Violence Cases was renamed as Central Information System on Spouse / Cohabitant Battering Cases and Sexual Violence Cases (CISSCBSV) w.e.f. June 2011], the statistics on newly reported child abuse, spouse / cohabitant battering cases and sexual violence cases from 2005 to 2014 can be downloaded here :

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, battered spouse and sexual violence cases in 2005

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, battered spouse and sexual violence cases in 2006

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, battered spouse and sexual violence cases in 2007

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, battered spouse and sexual violence cases in 2008

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, battered spouse and sexual violence cases in 2009

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, battered spouse and sexual violence cases in 2010

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, spouse / cohabitant battering and sexual violence cases in 2011

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, spouse / cohabitant battering and sexual violence cases in 2012

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, spouse / cohabitant battering and sexual violence cases in 2013

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, spouse / cohabitant battering and sexual violence cases in 2014

 
   
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