Data Under Review FY2010 FY2011 FY2012 FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Child Population of Texas 6,865,824 6,952,177 6996352 7121499 7,266,760 7,311,923 7,407,636 *
Number of Intakes Assigned for Investigation by CPS 231,532 222,541 206,200 194,801 168,164 228,112 238,591 173,781
Number of Investigated Child Fatalities  1024 973 882 804 795 739 796 795
Number of fatalities where abuse/neglect was confirmed 227 231 212 156 151 171 222 *116
Child Fatality Rate per 100,000 Children 3.31 3.32 3.03 2.19 2.1 2.34 2.99 **
National Rate for Equivalent Federal Fiscal Year 2.1 2.11 2.18 2.09 2.14 2.25 ** **

Source: Data from US Census Bureau; Texas State Data Center; DFPS Data Books FY2010-FY 2015; DFPS Data Warehouse Report FT_06.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Population Data Source: Population Estimates and Projections Program, Texas State Data Center, Office of the State Demographer and the Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio. Current Population Estimates and Projections Data as of December 2016
*Data as of 9/6/17
**Data not yet available.
Child Maltreatment 2016 is scheduled to be released in January/February 2018.

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