Expanded Homicide Data Table 5

Murder

Age of Victim by Age of Offender, 2012

[Single victim/single offender]

Age of victim Total Age of offender
Under 18 18 and over Unknown
Total 6,018 258 5,417 343
Under 18 523 75 434 14
18 and over 5,449 179 4,947 323
Unknown 46 4 36 6
  • NOTE: This table is based on incidents where some information about the offender is known by law enforcement; therefore, when the offender age, sex, and race are all reported as unknown, these data are excluded from the table.