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Navy Sexual Assault Statistics (2013)

  • In FY13, there were a total of 1,037 sexual assault reports in the Navy (256 restricted reports, 801 unrestricted reports).
  • Victims who were involved in USN-initiated FY13 investigations were predominately female (83%), USN service members (83%), and in the 19-22 age range (51%).
  • Of the total FY13 initiated investigations, 51 percent of sexual assault incidents occurred on base; 43 percent occurred off base.
  • In FY13 unrestricted reports, 27 percent of sexual assault incidents occurred in private residences, 16 percent in the barracks, 16 percent on board ships or aircraft carriers, and 11 percent in hotels.
  • In 67 percent of FY13 unrestricted investigations of sexual assault, a service member was victimized by another service member.
[Source: Department of Defense (DoD). (2014). Department of Defense Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military. Available at]

Civilian Sexual Assault Statistics (2013)

  • Nearly 1 in 5 women (18 percent) and 1 in 71 men (1 percent) have been raped in their lifetime.
  • Most female victims of completed rape (79.6 percent) experienced before the age of 25; 42.2 percent experienced their first completed rape before 18 years of age.
  • More than one quarter of male victims of completed rape (27.8 percent) experienced their first rape when they were 10 years of age or younger.
[Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (dcd). (2012). National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).]
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