Child abuse, investigations as a result of first contacts
The number of investigations carried out by the Child Abuse Reporting Agency (AMK) as a result of first contacts concerning abuse of a child or children (aged 0-17 years).
The AMK conducts an investigation following a reported case of abuse or suspected abuse to establish whether a child/children has/have actually been or is/are being abused.
The National Youth Monitor presents both the number of investigations and the number of children concerned.
Data available from 2002.
Source: Ministry of Justice, Policy information on youth welfare.