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Source: https://www.rainn.org/statistics/victims-sexual-violence

Sexual Violence Affects Millions of Americans

Infographic reading "Every 2 minutes an American is sexually assaulted."

  • On average, there are 288,820 victims (age 12 or older) of rape and sexual assault each year in the United States.1

Younger People Are at the Highest Risk of Sexual Violence

Infographic reads "The majority of sexual assault victims are under 30." Statistic is broken down into five age groups.

  • Ages 12-34 are the highest risk years for rape and sexual assault.3
  • Those age 65 and older are 92% less likely than 12-24 year old to be a victim of rape or sexual assault, and 83% less likely than 25-49 year old.