The following page contains statistical information and reports for the United States and Arizona. National statistics may be released by the publishing entities annually, biannually, or on a less frequent basis. Information is organized by type/agency: SVPEP statistical summary documents, Arizona Reports, F.B.I. Uniform Crime Reports, and National Reports.  Older reports and documents can be found in the Archived Reports section.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2011, there were approximately 158.9 million women/girls and 152.7 million men/boys (311.6 million total) in the resident population of the United States.

According to The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010 Summary Report, lifetime prevalence of rape among women is 18.3% and among men is 1.4%. 

This means in 2011, 31.2 million people in the U.S. were survivors of rape.  1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the United States are survivors of rape.  10 in 10 people can do something to help.

Arizona Reports

  • 2014 Arizona Youth Survey State Report.  This statewide report includes data gathered from a biennial survey with responses from 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students attending public and charter, middle and high schools in Arizona. [Posted 12/2014]

  • 2012 Arizona Youth Survey State Report.  This statewide report includes data gathered from a biennial survey with responses from 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students attending public and charter middle and high school students in Arizona.  Violence specific results can be found here. [Posted 4/2013]

  • 2014 Crime in Arizona Report.  This report is compiled by the Access Integrity Unit of the Arizona Department of Public Safety. To find data specific to forcible rape in Arizona see page 37. Arizona Department of Public Safety website. [Posted 6/2016]

  • 2015-2016 Arizona sexual violence hotline information.  Document includes information about crisis line calls and other services conducted by two agencies in Arizona, La Frontera-EMPACT-Suicide Prevention Center (EMPACT) and the Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA). MEZCOPH obtained the data  directly from the agencies. [Posted 9/2016].

  • Arizona Crime Trends: A System Review 2015.  Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.  This biannual publication reports on criminal justice system trends in Arizona including the number and rate of forcible rape from 2004-2013. [Posted 6/2016]

Arizona Vital Statistics

SVPEP Statistical Summary Documents

FBI Uniform Crime Reports

Read about the UCR Revised Definition of Rape

2012-2014 Arizona Statistics from FBI UCR

National Reports

  • Youth Behavioral Risk Surveillance Survey.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  This online tool allows users to select specific criteria such as year, location, and question from the survey to build tables and graphs with desired data.  Sexual violence prevention items, under the "Violence" category, include if youth have ever been "Hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose by their boyfriend or girlfriend" and if they have "ever been physically forced to have sexual intercourse." [Posted 8/2011]

Archived Reports


Updated 12/16