Female Serial Killer Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Out of 599 known American female serial killers from 1800 to 2015, 64% were involved in the healthcare industry."

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"Female serial killers accumulate more victims than males, averaging 9 victims per offender compared to 6 victims for males."

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"There are between 25 and 50 active serial killers in the United States at any given time; about 20% of these are female."

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"Female serial killers have been reported in 32 countries other than the United States."

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"African Americans account for 20% of identified female serial killers in the United States."

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"75% of female serial killers are motivated by financial gain."

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"The arrest-to-crime ratio for female serial killers is about 95%, meaning that only five out of every 100 female serial killers are not apprehended."

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"Only 9% of female serial killers commit sexually motivated crimes."

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"The percentage of white females among all female serial killers is about 62%."

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"In the United States, 28% of female serial killers were motivated by attention-seeking desires or Munchausen syndrome by proxy."

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"The longest span of time for a female serial killer to go undetected is 23 years."

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"Female serial killers are arrested at an average of 12 months after their last crime, compared to 21 months for males."

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