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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 September 2015) is reported below :

Newly Reported Child Abuse Cases from January to September 2015

 

 

Types of Abuse

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Physical abuse

300 (49.4%)

Neglect

90 (14.8%)

Sexual abuse

186 (30.6%)

Psychological abuse

5 (0.8%)

Multiple abuse

26 (4.3%)

Total

607 (100.0%)

 

Sex of Victims

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Female

351 (57.8%)

Male

256 (42.2%)

Total

607 (100.0%)

 


Abuser's Relationship with the Victims

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Parent

379 (61.3%)

Sibling

1 (0.2%)

Step-parent

25 (4.0%)

Grandparent

6 (1.0%)

Relative

10 (1.6%)

Family Friend/Friend

60 (9.7%)

Caregiver

20 (3.2%)

Teacher

2 (0.3%)

Tutor/Coach

17 (2.8%)

Co-tenant/Neighbour

6 (1.0%)

Unrelated Person

76 (12.3%)

Unidentified Person / Others

16 (2.6%)

Total*

618 (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 September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Central & Western

9 (1.5%)

Southern

10 (1.6%)

Islands

15 (2.5%)

Eastern

15 (2.5%)

Wan Chai

6 (1.0%)

Kowloon City

32 (5.3%)

Yau Tsim Mong

20 (3.3%)

Shamshuipo

32 (5.3%)

Wong Tai Sin

26 (4.3%)

Sai Kung

24 (4.%)

Kwun Tong

57 (9.4%)

Shatin

37 (6.1%)

Tai Po

17 (2.8%)

North

35 (5.8%)

Yuen Long

96 (15.8%)

Tsuen Wan

24 (4.0%)

Kwai Tsing

55 (9.1%)

Tuen Mun

67 (11.%)

Outside Hong Kong

14 (2.3%)

Unknown

16 (2.6%)

Total

607 (100.0%)


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



Types of Abuse

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Physical abuse

2056 (81.1%)

Sexual abuse

14 (0.6%)

Psychological abuse

272 (10.7%)

Multiple abuse

192 (7.6%)

Total

2534 (100.0%)




Sex of Victims

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Female

2128 (84.0%)

Male

406 (16.0%)

Total

2534 (100.0%)


Perpetrator's Relationship with the Victim

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Husband

1535 (60.6%)

Wife

299 (11.8%)

Estranged husband/ex-husband

109 (4.3%)

Estranged wife/ex-wife

22 (0.9%)

Heterosexual cohabitant

373 (14.7%)

Same-sex cohabitant

5 (0.2%)

Heterosexual ex-cohabitant

187 (7.4%)

Same-sex ex-cohabitant

4 (0.2%)

Total

2534 (100.0%)



Habitual Residential District at the Time of Abuse of Victim

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Central & Western

51 (2.0%)

Southern

48 (1.9%)

Island

48 (1.9%)

Eastern

122 (4.8%)

Wan Chai

44 (1.7%)

Kowloon City

127 (5.0%)

Yau Tsim Mong

175 (6.9%)

Shamshuipo

145 (5.7%)

Wong Tai Sin

187 (7.4%)

Sai Kung

130 (5.1%)

Kwun Tong

246 (9.7%)

Shatin

225 (8.9%)

Tai Po

88 (3.5%)

North

131 (5.2%)

Yuen Long

317 (12.5%)

Tsuen Wan

87 (3.4%)

Kwai Tsing

181 (7.1%)

Tuen Mun

152 (6.%)

Outside Hong Kong/Unknown

30 (1.2%)

Total

2534 (100.0%)


Newly Reported Sexual Violence Cases from January to September 2015

 

Types of Abuse

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Rape/Unlawful Sexual Intercourse

82 (12.7%)

Indecent assault

538 (83.3%)

Forced masturbation

3 (0.5%)

Forced oral sex

1 (0.2%)

Unlawful Buggery

4 (0.6%)

Others

0 (0.0%)

Multiple Abuse

18 (2.8%)

Total

646 (100.0%)

 


Sex of Victims

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Female

631 (97.7%)

Male

15 (2.3%)

Total

646 (100.0%)


Perpetrator's Relationship with the Victim

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Parent/child/sibling/in-laws

16 (2.5%)

Other relative

10 (1.5%)

Heterosexual lover

11 (1.7%)

Same-sex lover

1 (0.2%)

Heterosexual ex-lover

16 (2.5%)

Same-sex ex-lover

0 (0.0%)

Friend

79 (12.2%)

Caregiver (Non-relative)

4 (0.6%)

Employer / employee / colleague

64 (9.9%)

Teacher / tutor

6 (0.9%)

Stranger

437 (67.6%)

Others

2 (0.3%)

Total

646 (100.0%)

 


District of Incident

January to September 2015

No. of Cases (%)

Central & Western

58 (9.%)

Southern

9 (1.4%)

Island

12 (1.9%)

Eastern

26 (4.0%)

Wan Chai

60 (9.3%)

Kowloon City

40 (6.2%)

Yau Tsim Mong

119 (18.4%)

Shamshuipo

29 (4.5%)

Wong Tai Sin

28 (4.3%)

Sai Kung

20 (3.1%)

Kwun Tong

49 (7.6%)

Shatin

32 (5.0%)

Tai Po

11 (1.7%)

North

18 (2.8%)

Yuen Long

35 (5.4%)

Tsuen Wan

32 (5.0%)

Kwai Tsing

17 (2.6%)

Tuen Mun

18 (2.8%)

Outside Hong Kong/Unknown

33 (5.1%)

Total

646 (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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