FAMILIES: by numbers
5,686 reports of domestic violence in Plymouth in the past year.
1,629 cases of domestic abuse involved victims aged 18-24.
1 victim in 4 is a man.
36% of domestic violence is witnessed by a child.
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1,725 incidents of domestic abuse had drugs or alcohol as a factor.
44% of victims were unemployed.
10% the child poverty target set by the Government in 1999.
22.1% child poverty in Plymouth a decade later (national average is 21.2%).
4,300 people are now helped by the Plymouth foodbank, 40% up in a year.
7,525 people received debt advice from the Citizen's Advice Bureau in 2010/11.
50% or more child poverty in Devonport, Stonehouse, the city centre, North Prospect and Weston Mill.
£300,000 – the cost of permanently excluding a child from education. This includes educating them elsewhere and the bill from deploying services such as social care, benefits and the probation service.
22,300 families with 39,100 children were receiving child or working tax credits in December 2011.
10,301 children aged up to 15 lived in workless households.