APS Statistics

From the Adult Protective Services FY 2020 Annual Report:

  • 20,800 reports of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and financial exploitation were received by the APS Program from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

  • The majority of reports were for Financial Exploitation, (6,308), followed by Emotional Abuse (4,148); Self-Neglect (3,674); PassiveNeglect (3,543), Physical Abuse (2,689); Willful Deprivation 1,980); Confinement (691), and Sexual Abuse (452).

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


  • 82% of Reports involved an individual age 60 and above.


  • Most individuals (77%) 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.