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Domestic Violence Statistics

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Every 9 seconds in the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten.

1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been physically abused by an intimate partner.

On a typical day, domestic violence hotlines nationwide receive approximately 20,800 calls.

Victims of domestic violence lose a total of 8 million days of paid work each year.

15.5 million children witness domestic violence each year.

Domestic violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime.

The cost of domestic violence exceeds $8.3 Million annually.

Domestic violence is most common among women ages 18-24 and 25-34.

Only about half of intimate partner physical violence is reported to law enforcement.

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