Change Indicator

Child abuse and neglect deaths in Indiana

Child abuse and neglect deaths

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



The number of deaths of children younger than age 18 that occurred as a consequence of abuse or neglect.

Data Source

Indiana Department of Child Services


In December 2002, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration announced that child abuse and neglect deaths had been underreported since at least SFY 1999.

Last Updated

May 2019