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Reported child abuse cases in Tennessee

Reported child abuse cases

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Definition and Source



Number of reported child abuse victims younger than age 18. Rate is a percent of population of same age group. Data relate to state fiscal year (July-June).

Data Source

Department of Children's Services reports the numbers of children. Population data were from the Division of Population Health Assessment, Tennessee Department of Health. The Kids Count division of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth organized data and calculated rates.


2021 rate is based on 2020 population data.

Last Updated

September 2023