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APS Statistics

From the Adult Protective Services FY 2021 Annual Report:

  • 20,567 reports of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and financial exploitation were received by the APS Program from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

  • The majority of reports were for Financial Exploitation (6,269) followed by Self-Neglect (5,003); Emotional Abuse (4,517); Passive Neglect (3,570); Physical Abuse (2,899); Willful Deprivation (1,973); Confinement (611); and Sexual Abuse (223).

  • Source of Reports remains consistent across the last four Fiscal Years.  Social Workers, Medical Personnel and Family account for the largest percentage of reports.

  • 83% of Reports involved an individual age 60 and above.
  • Most individuals (73%) reported to the APS Program reside in their own home. 

  • In all categories of abuse, neglect, self-neglect and financial exploitation, reports of abuse towards female victims were more often reported.

  • For individuals over age 60, relationship of abuser to victim varied depending on type of abuse reported.

  • Gender of abuser also varied depending on the type of abuse reported.

  • In individuals under age 60, financial exploitation and emotional abuse were the most frequent categories of abuse reported.

  • For individuals under age 60, the most common relationship with the abuser was parent to child.