Demographics on Sexual Assault:
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a person is raped every 2.6 minutes and 1 in 4 rapes are committed in parking lots. Regarding domestic violence, a woman is victimized by an intimate partner every 28.2 seconds, while a man is victimized every 4.3 minutes. The FBI estimates that only 37% of cases are reported to the police. Of these, the bureau of statistics noted that only 26% of cases are followed through.
31% of women victims reported the perpetrator/rapist was a stranger.
68% of rapes occur between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.
45% of rapists were under the influence of alcohol.
29% of the abusers used a firearm.
47% of rape victims were injured as a result of the rape.
75% of raped women required medical services or specialists as a result of the rape attack.
In 2016, the rates of new HIV diagnoses in Philadelphia were highest among Hispanics (49.8 per 100,000) followed by Non-Hispanic blacks (48.9 per 100,000) and Non-Hispanic whites (11.4 per 100,000). *
Non-Hispanic blacks continue to be affected by HIV more than any other race/ethnicity group; they represent 64% of all newly diagnosed cases. While there was a 21% decrease in newly diagnosed HIV infections among non-Hispanic blacks from 2015 to 2016, there was a 23% increase in newly diagnosed HIV among Hispanics. *
*AIDS Activity Coordinating Service (AACO) Surveillance Report 2016.