Confirmed victims of child abuse in Texas

Change Indicator

Data Provided By
Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Number and rate per 1,000 of children ages 0-17 confirmed as victims of child abuse.

Data Source: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Footnotes: Note: When a child is identified as a confirmed victim, it does not mean that the child will receive ongoing services from DFPS. The decision about whether to provide the family ongoing services or to remove the child into DFPS custody is based on an assessment of whether there is an ongoing risk to the child.