This infographic provides a visual report of findings on child maltreatment perpetrators younger than 18 as reported to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS).
The majority of young perpetrators (younger than age 18) reported in the NCANDS files are in two groups:
Other perpetrators are fathers, nonrelatives, female relatives, and male perpetrators of neglect, physical abuse, or other maltreatment types.
The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (ACYF), Children’s Bureau.
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