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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 2016) is reported below :


Newly Reported Child Abuse Cases from January to March 2016

Types of Abuse
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Physical abuse
80 (43.2%)
Neglect
26 (14.1%)
Sexual abuse
71 (38.4%)
Psychological abuse
1 (0.5%)
Multiple abuse
7 (3.8%)
Total
185 (100.0%)

Sex of Victims
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Female
116 (62.7%)
Male
69 (37.3%)
Total
185 (100.0%)

Abuser's Relationship with the Victims
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Parent
105 (54.1%)
Sibling
3 (1.5%)
Step-parent
13 (6.7%)
Grandparent
1 (0.5%)
Relative
4 (2.1%)
Family Friend/Friend
23 (11.9%)
Caregiver
8 (4.1%)
Teacher
2 (1.0%)
Tutor/Coach
9 (4.6%)
Co-tenant/Neighbour
2 (1.0%)
Unrelated Person
16 (8.2%)
Unidentified Person / Others
8 (4.1%)
Total *
194 (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 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Central & Western
2 (1.1%)
Southern
8 (4.3%)
Islands
3 (1.6%)
Eastern
4 (2.2%)
Wan Chai
2 (1.1%)
Kowloon City
6 (3.2%)
Yau Tsim Mong
14 (7.6%)
Shamshuipo
9 (4.9%)
Wong Tai Sin
5 (2.7%)
Sai Kung
8 (4.3%)
Kwun Tong
16 (8.6%)
Shatin
14 (7.6%)
Tai Po
4 (2.2%)
North
9 (4.9%)
Yuen Long
23 (12.4%)
Tsuen Wan
6 (3.2%)
Kwai Tsing
25 (13.5%)
Tuen Mun
20 (10.8%)
Outside Hong Kong
1 (0.5%)
Unknown
6 (3.2%)
Total
185 (100.0%)


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

Types of Abuse
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Physical abuse
589 (79.1%)
Sexual abuse
4 (0.5%)
Psychological abuse
93 (12.5%)
Multiple abuse
59 (7.9%)
Total
745 (100.0%)

Sex of Victims
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Female
643 (86.3%)
Male
102 (13.7%)
Total
745 (100.0%)

Perpetrator's Relationship with the Victim
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Husband
467 (62.7%)
Wife
70 (9.4%)
Estranged husband/ex-husband
31 (4.2%)
Estranged wife/ex-wife
4 (0.5%)
Heterosexual cohabitant
124 (16.6%)
Same-sex cohabitant
2 (0.3%)
Heterosexual ex-cohabitant
47 (6.3%)
Same-sex ex-cohabitant
0 (0.0%)
Total
745 (100.0%)

Habitual Residential District at the Time of Abuse of Victim
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Central & Western
20 (2.7%)
Southern
7 (0.9%)
Island
12 (1.6%)
Eastern
31 (4.2%)
Wan Chai
2 (0.3%)
Kowloon City
34 (4.6%)
Yau Tsim Mong
39 (5.2%)
Shamshuipo
53 (7.1%)
Wong Tai Sin
57 (7.7%)
Sai Kung
37 (5.0%)
Kwun Tong
79 (10.6%)
Shatin
65 (8.7%)
Tai Po
32 (4.3%)
North
34 (4.6%)
Yuen Long
100 (13.4%)
Tsuen Wan
34 (4.6%)
Kwai Tsing
55 (7.4%)
Tuen Mun
48 (6.4%)
Outside Hong Kong/Unknown
6 (0.8%)
Total
745 (100.0%)


Newly Reported Sexual Violence Cases from January to March 2016

Types of Abuse
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Rape/Unlawful Sexual Intercourse
27 (12.2%)
Indecent assault
186 (83.8%)
Forced masturbation
0 (0.0%)
Forced oral sex
0 (0.0%)
Unlawful Buggery
2 (0.9%)
Others
0 (0.0%)
Multiple Abuse
7 (3.2%)
Total
222 (100.0%)

Sex of Victims
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Female
218 (98.2%)
Male
4 (1.8%)
Total
222 (100.0%)

Perpetrator's Relationship with the Victim
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Parent/child/sibling/in-laws
4 (1.8%)
Other relative
2 (0.9%)
Heterosexual lover
2 (0.9%)
Same-sex lover
0 (0.0%)
Heterosexual ex-lover
5 (2.3%)
Same-sex ex-lover
0 (0.0%)
Friend
30 (13.5%)
Caregiver (Non-relative)
2 (0.9%)
Employer / employee / colleague
22 (9.9%)
Teacher / tutor
3 (1.4%)
Stranger
151 (68.0%)
Others
1 (0.5%)
Total
222 (100.0%)

District of Incident
January to March 2016
No. of Cases (%)
Central & Western
24 (10.8%)
Southern
4 (1.8%)
Island
6 (2.7%)
Eastern
16 (7.2%)
Wan Chai
1 (0.5%)
Kowloon City
15 (6.8%)
Yau Tsim Mong
43 (19.4%)
Shamshuipo
7 (3.2%)
Wong Tai Sin
14 (6.3%)
Sai Kung
8 (3.6%)
Kwun Tong
19 (8.6%)
Shatin
7 (3.2%)
Tai Po
5 (2.3%)
North
4 (1.8%)
Yuen Long
15 (6.8%)
Tsuen Wan
8 (3.6%)
Kwai Tsing
9 (4.1%)
Tuen Mun
3 (1.4%)
Outside Hong Kong/Unknown
14 (6.3%)
Total
222 (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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