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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 December 2015) is reported below :

Newly Reported Child Abuse Cases from January to December 2015

Types of Abuse
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Physical abuse
424(100.0%)
Neglect
139(15.9%)
Sexual abuse
273(31.2%)
Psychological abuse
7(0.8%)
Multiple abuse
31(3.5%)
Total
874(100.0%)

Sex of Victims
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Female
502(57.4%)
Male
372(42.6%)
Total
874(100.0%)

Abuser's Relationship with the Victims
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Parent
548(60.9%)
Sibling
9(1.0%)
Step-parent
41(4.6%)
Grandparent
12(1.3%)
Relative
14(1.6%)
Family Friend/Friend
85(9.4%)
Caregiver
25(2.8%)
Teacher
10(1.1%)
Tutor/Coach
21(2.3%)
Co-tenant/Neighbour
8(0.9%)
Unrelated Person
103(11.4%)
Unidentified Person / Others
24(2.7%)
Total*
900(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 December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Central & Western
12(1.4%)
Southern
18(2.1%)
Islands
17(1.9%)
Eastern
29(3.3%)
Wan Chai
8(0.9%)
Kowloon City
48(5.5%)
Yau Tsim Mong
34(3.9%)
Shamshuipo
46(5.3%)
Wong Tai Sin
37(4.2%)
Sai Kung
31(3.5%)
Kwun Tong
78(8.9%)
Shatin
51(5.8%)
Tai Po
27(3.1%)
North
49(5.6%)
Yuen Long
140(16.%)
Tsuen Wan
29(3.3%)
Kwai Tsing
75(8.6%)
Tuen Mun
104(11.9%)
Outside Hong Kong
15(1.7%)
Unknown
26(3.0%)
Total
874(100.0%)

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

Types of Abuse
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Physical abuse
2746(81.2%)
Sexual abuse
13(0.4%)
Psychological abuse
357(10.6%)
Multiple abuse
266(7.9%)
Total
3382(100.0%)

Sex of Victims
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Female
2824(83.5%)
Male
558(16.5%)
Total
3382(100.0%)

Perpetrator's Relationship with the Victim
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Husband
2052(60.7%)
Wife
408(12.1%)
Estranged husband/ex-husband
140(4.1%)
Estranged wife/ex-wife
36(1.1%)
Heterosexual cohabitant
480(14.2%)
Same-sex cohabitant
12(0.4%)
Heterosexual ex-cohabitant
248(7.3%)
Same-sex ex-cohabitant
6(0.2%)
Total
3382(100.0%)

Habitual Residential District at the Time of Abuse of Victim
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Central & Western
70(2.1%)
Southern
71(2.1%)
Island
67(2.0%)
Eastern
175(5.2%)
Wan Chai
53(1.6%)
Kowloon City
174(5.1%)
Yau Tsim Mong
229(6.8%)
Shamshuipo
189(5.6%)
Wong Tai Sin
228(6.7%)
Sai Kung
152(4.5%)
Kwun Tong
327(9.7%)
Shatin
300(8.9%)
Tai Po
113(3.3%)
North
176(5.2%)
Yuen Long
426(12.6%)
Tsuen Wan
120(3.5%)
Kwai Tsing
271(8.0%)
Tuen Mun
204(6.%)
Outside Hong Kong/Unknown
37(1.1%)
Total
3382(100.0%)


Newly Reported Sexual Violence Cases from January to December 2015

Types of Abuse
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Rape/Unlawful Sexual Intercourse
107(12.3%)
Indecent assault
734(84.3%)
Forced masturbation
4(0.5%)
Forced oral sex
2(0.2%)
Unlawful Buggery
4(0.5%)
Others
0(0.0%)
Multiple Abuse
20(2.3%)
Total
871(100.0%)

Sex of Victims
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Female
848(97.4%)
Male
23(2.6%)
Total
871(100.0%)

Perpetrator's Relationship with the Victim
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Parent/child/sibling/in-laws
17(2.0%)
Other relative
16(1.8%)
Heterosexual lover
12(1.4%)
Same-sex lover
1(0.1%)
Heterosexual ex-lover
20(2.3%)
Same-sex ex-lover
0(0.0%)
Friend
108(12.4%)
Caregiver (Non-relative)
7(0.8%)
Employer / employee / colleague
84(9.6%)
Teacher / tutor
9(1.0%)
Stranger
593(68.1%)
Others
4(0.5%)
Total
871(100.0%)

District of Incident
January to December 2015
No. of Cases (%)
Central & Western
84(9.6%)
Southern
16(1.8%)
Island
14(1.6%)
Eastern
38(4.4%)
Wan Chai
73(8.4%)
Kowloon City
49(5.6%)
Yau Tsim Mong
157(18.0%)
Shamshuipo
37(4.2%)
Wong Tai Sin
34(3.9%)
Sai Kung
27(3.1%)
Kwun Tong
72(8.3%)
Shatin
42(4.8%)
Tai Po
21(2.4%)
North
25(2.9%)
Yuen Long
50(5.7%)
Tsuen Wan
38(4.4%)
Kwai Tsing
22(2.5%)
Tuen Mun
29(3.3%)
Outside Hong Kong/Unknown
43(4.9%)
Total
871(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

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

   
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