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According to the Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime:
3.4 million people over the age of 18 are stalked each year in the United States.
2/3 of stalkers pursue their victims at least once per week, many daily, using more than one method.
3 in 4 stalking victims are stalked by someone they know.
30% of stalking victims are stalked by a current or former intimate partner.
10% of stalking victims are stalked by a stranger.
Persons aged 18-24 years experience the highest rate of stalking.
78% of stalkers use more than one means of approach.
Weapons are used to harm or threaten victims in 1 out of 5 cases.
Almost 1/3 of stalkers have stalked before.
Intimate partner stalkers frequently approach their targets, and their behaviors escalate quickly.
11% of stalking victims have been stalked for 5 years or more.
46% of stalking victims experience at least one unwanted contact per week.
1 in 4 victims report being stalked through the use of some form of technology (such as e-mail or instant messaging).
76% of intimate partner female homicide victims have been stalked by their intimate partner.
10% of victims report being monitored with global positioning systems (GPS), and 8% report being monitored through video or digital cameras, or listening devices.
67% had been physically abused by their intimate partner.
89% of female homicide victims who had been physically assaulted had also been stalked in the 12 months before their murder.
79% of abused female homicide victims reported being stalked during the same period that they were abused.
54% of female homicide victims reported stalking to police before they were killed by their stalkers.
46% of stalking victims fear not knowing what will happen next.
29% of stalking victims fear the stalking will never stop.
1 in 8 employed stalking victims lose time from work as a result of their victimization and more than half lose 5 days of work or more.
1 in 7 stalking victims move as a result of their victimization.
The prevalence of anxiety, insomnia, social dysfunction, and severe depression is much higher among stalking victims
(503) 842-9486 or toll free in Oregon 1 (800) 992-1679
Tillamook County Women's Resource Center, 1902 2nd Street, Tillamook, OR 97141
(503) 842-9486 ♦ 1-800-992-1679 ♦ TTY 1-800-877-8973
Office Hours: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday