Figures lay bare Savile's offending
Abuse on the chilling scale of Jimmy Savile’s offending has never been seen before.
Here are some figures related to the report into his offending released by the Metropolitan Police and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children which show the extent of his 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 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 television or radio studios.
14 inquiries or reviews have been launched since allegations against Savile were broadcast on October 4th last.