Special Feature: Family Violence - Prevalence

This page contains access to federal and federally-supported materials and websites that capture information and data on the prevalence of family violence. See the Learn More area of the page for access to additional Special Features and pages that focus on specific types of such violence and that capture historical materials.

Publications and Multimedia

Criminal Victimization
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual
Repeat Violent Victimization, 2005-14
Bureau of Justice Statistics, August 2017
Violence and Victimization Research Division's Compendium of Research on Violence Against Women, 1993-2016
National Institute of Justice, August 2017
Police Response to Domestic Violence, 2006-2015
Bureau of Justice Statistics, May 2017
The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010-2012 State Report
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 2017
Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men video message
National Institute of Justice, October 2016
Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men - 2010 Findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey video message
National Institute of Justice, July 2016
Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men
National Institute of Justice, June 2016
Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men: 2010 Findings From the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
National Institute of Justice, May 2016
Summary Report: Latino Intimate Partner Homicide
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2015
National Profile of Children Exposed to Family Violence: Police Response, Family Response, and Individual Impact
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2014
Crimes Against the Elderly, 2003-2013
Bureau of Justice Statistics, November 2014
National Data on Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence, and Stalking
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 2014
Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization — National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, United States, 2011
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 2014
Nonfatal Domestic Violence, 2003-2012
Bureau of Justice Statistics, April 2014
Intimate Partner Violence: Attributes of Victimization, 1993-2011
Bureau of Justice Statistics, November 2013
Intimate Partner Violence, 1993–2010
Bureau of Justice Statistics, November 2012
National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Summary Report
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, November 2011
Intimate Partner Abuse in Divorce Mediation: Outcomes from a Long-Term Multi-Cultural Study
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2011
Nexus Between Economics and Family Violence: The Expected Impact of Recent Economic Declines on the Rates and Patterns of Intimate, Child and Elder Abuse
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2010

Related Resources

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
The mission of BJS is to collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
NIJ is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science. NIJ provides objective and independent knowledge and tools to reduce crime and promote justice, particularly at the state and local levels. See the following NIJ pages for research, information and resources:
National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS)
Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NISVS is an ongoing survey that collects national- and state-level data on intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking in the United States. See Data.gov for access to the NISVS datasets.
Statistical Briefing Book (SBB)
Through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s SBB, users can access online information to learn more about juvenile crime and victimization. See the SBB Spotlight on Youth Victims of Violence for data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System on youth victims of domestic violence.

Learn More

See the following NCJRS pages for additional information and resources:

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