Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Studies on Stalking


National Crime Victimization Survey (Special Report)

Stalking Victimization in the United States (January 2009)

3.4 million people (18 or older) were stalked in the year 2006 in the United States and 5.9 million experienced either stalking or harassment.

18% of stalking victims reported being stalked by two offenders.
13% (442,000) of stalking victims reported being stalked by three offenders.

9.7% (329,800) of stalking victims were stalked by a stranger.

6.6% (224,400) of stalking victims were stalked because of proximity/convenience/I was alone. 10.6% (360, 400) of stalking victims didn't know why were being stalked.

10% (340,000) of stalking victims reported that their stalking has lasted 5 or more years.


Survey: Stalking victims suffer beyond crime


1 Out Of 100 Americans Is Being Stalked: Survey Reveals 3.4 Million Have Identified Themselves As Victims, Many For 5 Or More Years


The Extent & Nature of Stalking: Findings from the 1998 British Crime Survey

11.8% of 9,988 of adults aged 16-59 reported being victims of stalking at some point in their lives.

21% of incidents involved two or more perpetrators.