Domestic Violence by the Numbers
of ninth graders reported their intimate partner forced them into kissing, touching or intercourse
every minute on average are physically abused by their intimate parters. This equates to more than 10 million abuse victims each year.
1 IN 3
female murder victims and 1 in 20 male murder victims are killed by intimate partners
of all murder-suicides are perpetrated by intimate partners
Sources: Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2015; National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 2015