Statistics can help the public better understand crimes of sexual violence and help researches spot trends and patterns.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has initiated two projects to identify, develop and test the best methods for collecting self-report data on rape and sexual.
to 2015, the rates of sexual violence for both women and men experienced no significant change. Rates Of inmates in state and federal prison in 2011–2012.
Rape in the United States is defined by the Department of Justice as "Penetration , no matter In the United States, at the Federal level, the FBI's Uniform Crime Report (UCR) definitions are used when . A 2014 study of college campus rape statistics by the BJS found that 63% of reported rapes against females aged 18 to .