Peter Watt, of the NSPCC, said: "The sheer scale of Savile's abuse over six decades simply beggars belief. He is without doubt one of the most prolific sex offenders we have ever come across and every number represents a victim that will never get justice now he is dead."
"But with this report we can at least show his victims that they have been taken seriously and their suffering has been recognised."
Jimmy Savile could have been prosecuted for offences against at least three victims while he was alive, two separate reports said today.
The allegations began with the ITV documentary Exposure. Here are some of the key points as the case unfolded.
Police and the NSPCC will release a report on claims of sex abuse against Jimmy Savile