Confirmed Victims of Abuse and/or Neglect, Ages 0-17

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Definitions: These numbers reflect an unduplicated count of children in a given fiscal year where alleged abuse or neglect is confirmed after an investigation. (These numbers reflect all categories where alleged abuse or neglect has been confirmed.) The rate is per 1,000 children ages 0-17.

Data Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Protective Services.

Population estimates are from the Census Bureau.


The numbers for Wexford/Missaukee are combined beginning in 1998. Grand Traverse/Leelanau are combined beginning in 2003. Mecosta and Osceola are combined for 2001-07. In 1999 numbers for Alger/Marquette and Houghton/Keweenaw were combined.

Data for 2008 were found to be unreliable and have been removed.