Domestic Violence Resource Center

Domestic Violence Resource Center

Facts About Domestic Violence

The Problem Nationwide

1 in 4 Women and 1 in 9 Men will experience severe abuse in their relationship.

20 People per minute are physically abused by their partner in the U.S.

1 in 10 Women have been raped in their intimate relationship.

In a typical day, more than 20,000 calls are made to National Domestic Violence Hotlines in the U.S. 

The presence of a gun, increases the chances of Homicide by 500% in domestic violence relationships.

Domestic Violence Accounts for 15% of all crime.

In New Mexico

New Mexico tends to be 8-10% higher than the national average for domestic violence incidents.

71% of all victims are Female.

97% of domestic violence incidents involve a weapon of some kind. 

30-40% of witnesses of domestic violence are children.

An individual is 5X more likely to die in a domestic violence relationship where there is a gun present.