82% of Operation Yewtree victims are female

82% of victims identified as part of the Metropolitan Police's Yewtree operation investigation into Jimmy Savile abuse claims are female. 80% were children/young people.

Police say the level of allegations against one person are unprecedented.


199 Savile 'abuse victims'

Police investigating claims of sexual assault by Jimmy Savile say they have recorded 199 alleged crimes against the dead presenter, 31 of which are rape claims. 589 people have come forward with information, 450 of which were Savile-related.