Shocking figures show 328 children were preyed upon
Published 13/01/2013 | 05:00
Here are some figures which show the extent of Jimmy Savile's depravity.
• 450 people have come forward alleging sexual abuse by Savile since October.
• 328 of these people were children when they were preyed upon.
• 214 criminal offences have been linked to the disgraced presenter across 28 police forces.
• 34 of these reports were allegations of rape.
• 126 of the recorded crimes have been defined as "indecent acts".
• 26 of Savile's alleged rape victims were women and eight were men.
• 14 offences were committed at schools, in some cases after children wrote to Savile as part of 'Jim'll Fix It'.
• 600 people have provided information to the investigative team.
• £450,000 (€544,000) has been spent on the police investigation to date.
• 57 allegations have been linked to hospital premises, including hospices.
• 33 claims of abuse have been linked to broadcast studios.
• 14 inquiries or reviews have been launched since allegations against Savile were broadcast on October 4.