Emotional abuse Facts and statistics

  • 1 in 14 children have experienced emotional abuse by a parent or guardian.
  • Nearly 20,000 children were identified as needing protection from emotional abuse last year
  • Emotional abuse is the 2nd most common reason for children needing protection from abuse in the UK
  • 17% of contacts to the NSPCC’s helpline last year were concerns about emotional abuse
  • The NSPCC’s helpline responded to over 10,000 contacts about emotional abuse in 2016/17
  • There were over 3,000 Childline counselling sessions about emotional abuse in 2016/17

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