Data Under Review FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Child Population of Texas 7,092,485 7,160,943 7,232,259 7,304,256 7,370,193 7,437,514
Number of Intakes Assigned for Investigation by CPS 215,512 232,159 238,591 238,600 246,074 242,103
Number of Investigated Child Fatalities  797 739 796 807 785 772
Number of fatalities where abuse/neglect was confirmed 151 171 222 172 211 235
Child Fatality Rate per 100,000 Children 2.1 2.39 3.07 2.35 2.86 3.16
National Rate for Equivalent Federal Fiscal Year 2.14 2.26 2.36 2.32 2.39 ***

Source: Data from US Census Bureau; Texas State Data Center; DFPS Data Books FY2014-FY2019; 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, University of Texas at San Antonio. Current Population Estimates and Projections Data as of December 2019-estimates were updated during FY2019 for population from 2010 through 2019. 

***Child Maltreatment 2019 is scheduled to be released in January/February 2021. 

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