Change Indicator

Child abuse (rate per 1,000) in Colorado

Child abuse (rate per 1,000)

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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



Incidence of maltreatment of children younger than 18 (including physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and/or neglect). The value is the number of unique substantiated cases per 1,000 children.

Data Source

Division of Child Welfare Services, Colorado Department of Human Services


LNE = low number of events.

Last Updated

January 2024