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Table 7 Data Declaration

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Offense Analysis, United States, 2008–2012

The FBI collects these data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

General comments

  • This table provides estimations for the offenses of murder, forcible rape, robbery, burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft for the nation from 2008 to 2012.
  • This table provides additional detail for the following offenses:
    • Robbery by location (such as street/highway, bank, residence).
    • Burglary by location (residence or nonresidence) and time of day (night, day, or unknown).
    • Larceny-theft by type (such as pocket-picking, purse-snatching, and shoplifting).
  • The data source from which the FBI derives Table 7 does not include aggravated assault or arson.


  • The data used in creating this table were from all law enforcement agencies participating in the UCR Program (including those submitting less than
    12 months of data).
  • Crime statistics include estimated offense tables for agencies submitting less than 12 months of offense reports for each year.
  • The FBI estimates the breakdowns for robbery, burglary, and larceny-theft by first calculating the proportion of the total offenses represented by the breakdowns as presented in Table 23 and applying those percentages to the estimated offense total as presented in Table 1.