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Foster Care Abuse Stats

  • Every year, 678,000 children are neglected or abused
  • 2.39 of every 100,000 die of abuse or neglect
  • 7 of every 100 are sexually abused
  • 10.7 of every 100 are physically abused
  • 15.5 of every 100 are the victim of multiple maltreatments
  • 60.8 of every 100 are the victim of sole neglect

Foster Care in Illinois

  • Every month more than 300 children are placed in foster homes as a result of neglect and abuse
  • In 2019 there were 17,481 children in foster care
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