Child Abuse Deaths Rise – Child Maltreatment Report 2016

New data: child abuse deaths rise, notably in Texas, Indiana

Associated Press – February 02, 2018

According to a report released this week by the Department of Health and Human Services, there were 1,700 fatalities resulting from child maltreatment reported in fiscal year 2016, compared to 1,589 the previous year – a 7 percent increase. The figures encompass data from every state but Maine, as well as from the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Report: Child Maltreatment 2016

Also: Federal Report: Child Maltreatment Numbers Down, Child Deaths Up

Also: United States: Report Reveals Sharp Increase in Child Abuse Deaths

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