Table 24

Property Stolen and Recovered

by Type and Value, 2013

[13,658 agencies; 2013 estimated population 281,066,647]

Type of property Value of property Percent
recovered
Stolen Recovered
Total $14,741,818,452 $2,832,231,843 19.2
Currency, notes, etc. 2,013,267,402 28,453,259 1.4
Jewelry and precious metals 1,743,673,506 88,475,237 5.1
Clothing and furs 304,670,804 33,542,000 11.0
Locally stolen motor vehicles 3,937,054,674 2,159,429,364 54.8
Office equipment 846,233,329 32,167,043 3.8
Televisions, radios, stereos, etc. 665,750,318 32,632,767 4.9
Firearms 154,826,891 13,693,638 8.8
Household goods 422,439,091 114,868,752 27.2
Consumable goods 231,420,776 14,425,417 6.2
Livestock 16,367,591 1,303,936 8.0
Miscellaneous 4,406,114,070 313,240,430 7.1

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Overview

Property Stolen and Recovered, by Type and Value, 2013

  • In 2013, more than $14.7 billion worth of property was reported stolen nationwide, and 19.2 percent was recovered.
  • Locally stolen motor vehicles (those stolen within the jurisdiction of the law enforcement agency that submitted the report) accounted for more than $3.9 billion in stolen property.
  • Among the types of property stolen, locally stolen motor vehicles had the highest percentage of property value recovered at 54.8 percent. Currency, notes, etc. had the lowest, with 1.4 percent of property value recovered.