An estimated total of 89,107 forcible rapes were reported to law enforcement during 1999--the lowest total since 1985. The 1999 rape rate 64 out of every 100,000 females (32.7 for 100,000 people). (http://www.fbi.gov/pressrel/pressrel00/cius99.htm)
A national longitudinal survey concluded that 683,000 women are raped each year, and that 84% of rape victims had not reported the incident to police. (www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dvp/fivpt/spotlite/rape.htm)
There were 28.7 reported rapes per 100,000 people in New Hampshire for 1999. (FBI, Uniform Crime Reports, 1999)
Women are 10 times more likely than men to be the victims of sexual assault or rape. (www.rape101.com)
One in 3 women and 1 in 11 men are sexually assaulted before the age of 18. (www.rape101.com)
The Centers for Disease Control estimates annual medical costs and lost productivity resulting from violence against women total 5 to 10 billion dollars a year.