Did you know that most stalking victims know their stalker?

• 66% of female victims and 41% of male victims of stalking are stalked by a current or former intimate partner. More than half of female victims and more than 1/3 of male victims of stalking indicated that they were stalked before the age of 25.

• About 1 in 5 female victims and 1 in 14 male victims
experienced stalking between the ages of 11 and 17.

• 46% of stalking victims experience at least one unwanted contact per week.

• 11% of stalking victims have been stalked for 5 years or more.


Michele C. Black et al., “The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Summary Report,” (Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011).

Katrina Baum et al., “Stalking Victimization in the United States,” (Washington, DC: Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2009).