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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 June 2016)
is reported below :


Newly Reported Child Abuse Cases from January to June 2016

Types of Abuse
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Physical abuse
175 (41.7%)
Neglect
78 (18.6%)
Sexual abuse
148 (35.2%)
Psychological abuse
5 (1.2%)
Multiple abuse
14 (3.3%)
Total
420 (100.0%)

Sex of Victims
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Female
254 (60.5%)
Male
166 (39.5%)
Total
420 (100.0%)

Abuser's Relationship with the Victims
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Parent
249 (56.0%)
Sibling
7 (1.6%)
Step-parent
24 (5.4%)
Grandparent
8 (1.8%)
Relative
9 (2.0%)
Family Friend/Friend
50 (11.2%)
Caregiver
15 (3.4%)
Teacher
5 (1.1%)
Tutor/Coach
15 (3.4%)
Co-tenant/Neighbour
8 (1.8%)
Unrelated Person
34 (7.6%)
Unidentified Person / Others
21 (4.7%)
Total *
445 (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 June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Central & Western
5 (1.2%)
Southern
18 (4.3%)
Islands
7 (1.7%)
Eastern
15 (3.6%)
Wan Chai
6 (1.4%)
Kowloon City
8 (1.9%)
Yau Tsim Mong
25 (6.0%)
Shamshuipo
23 (5.5%)
Wong Tai Sin
15 (3.6%)
Sai Kung
25 (6.%)
Kwun Tong
44 (10.5%)
Shatin
34 (8.1%)
Tai Po
7 (1.7%)
North
15 (3.6%)
Yuen Long
48 (11.4%)
Tsuen Wan
13 (3.1%)
Kwai Tsing
46 (11.%)
Tuen Mun
41 (9.8%)
Outside Hong Kong
7 (1.7%)
Unknown
18 (4.3%)
Total
420 (100.0%)


Newly Reported Spouse / Cohabitant Battering Cases from January
to June 2016

Types of Abuse
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Physical abuse
1269 (79.3%)
Sexual abuse
7 (0.4%)
Psychological abuse
201 (12.6%)
Multiple abuse
124 (7.7%)
Total
1601 (100.0%)

Sex of Victims
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Female
1338 (83.6%)
Male
263 (16.4%)
Total
1601 (100.0%)

Perpetrator's Relationship with the Victim
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Husband
960 (60.0%)
Wife
177 (11.1%)
Estranged husband/ex-husband
60 (3.7%)
Estranged wife/ex-wife
14 (0.9%)
Heterosexual cohabitant
270 (16.9%)
Same-sex cohabitant
10 (0.6%)
Heterosexual ex-cohabitant
109 (6.8%)
Same-sex ex-cohabitant
1 (0.1%)
Total
1601 (100.0%)

Habitual Residential District at the Time of Abuse of Victim
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Central & Western
43 (2.7%)
Southern
29 (1.8%)
Island
18 (1.1%)
Eastern
71 (4.4%)
Wan Chai
17 (1.1%)
Kowloon City
90 (5.6%)
Yau Tsim Mong
87 (5.4%)
Shamshuipo
102 (6.4%)
Wong Tai Sin
112 (7.0%)
Sai Kung
64 (4.0%)
Kwun Tong
171 (10.7%)
Shatin
142 (8.9%)
Tai Po
67 (4.2%)
North
78 (4.9%)
Yuen Long
198 (12.4%)
Tsuen Wan
68 (4.2%)
Kwai Tsing
118 (7.4%)
Tuen Mun
109 (6.8%)
Outside Hong Kong/Unknown
17 (1.1%)
Total
1601 (100.0%)


Newly Reported Sexual Violence Cases from January to June 2016

Types of Abuse
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Rape/Unlawful Sexual Intercourse
46 (11.2%)
Indecent assault
350 (85.4%)
Forced masturbation
0 (0.0%)
Forced oral sex
1 (0.2%)
Unlawful Buggery
2 (0.5%)
Others
0 (0.0%)
Multiple Abuse
11 (2.7%)
Total
410 (100.0%)

Sex of Victims
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Female
399 (97.3%)
Male
11 (2.7%)
Total
410 (100.0%)

Perpetrator's Relationship with the Victim
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Parent/child/sibling/in-laws
11 (2.7%)
Other relative
5 (1.2%)
Heterosexual lover
7 (1.7%)
Same-sex lover
0 (0.0%)
Heterosexual ex-lover
6 (1.5%)
Same-sex ex-lover
0 (0.0%)
Friend
48 (11.7%)
Caregiver (Non-relative)
3 (0.7%)
Employer / employee / colleague
44 (10.7%)
Teacher / tutor
7 (1.7%)
Stranger
277 (67.6%)
Others
2 (0.5%)
Total
410 (100.0%)

District of Incident
January to June 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Central & Western
45 (11.%)
Southern
7 (1.7%)
Island
12 (2.9%)
Eastern
25 (6.1%)
Wan Chai
12 (2.9%)
Kowloon City
29 (7.1%)
Yau Tsim Mong
69 (16.8%)
Shamshuipo
21 (5.1%)
Wong Tai Sin
21 (5.1%)
Sai Kung
13 (3.2%
Kwun Tong
34 (8.3%)
Shatin
17 (4.1%)
Tai Po
9 (2.2%)
North
5 (1.2%)
Yuen Long
26 (6.3%)
Tsuen Wan
16 (3.9%)
Kwai Tsing
15 (3.7%)
Tuen Mun
7 (1.7%)
Outside Hong Kong/Unknown
27 (6.6%)
Total
410 (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 2015 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

Statistics on newly reported child abuse, spouse / cohabitant battering and sexual violence cases in 2015

   
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