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Female victims of sexual abuse 8 times greater than reported: study
SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Yonhap) -- The number of female victims of sexual abuse, including rape, is eight times greater than the official tally, a recent study shows.

In an analysis of the gap between official and actual crime rates, a researcher at the Korean Institute of Criminology wrote that an estimated 467.7 out of every 100,000 women were victims of sexual abuse in 2008, a figure eight times larger than the 58.3 women recorded in official statistics.