Table 7

Offense Analysis

United States, 2011–2015

Classification 2011 2012 20131 2014 2015
Murder 14,661 14,856 14,319 14,164 15,696
Rape (revised definition)2 113,695 118,027 124,047
Rape (legacy definition)3 84,175 85,141 82,109 84,868 90,185
Robbery: Total4 354,746 355,051 345,093 322,905 327,374
Robbery by location: Street/highway 155,218 154,289 146,499 132,269 130,431
Commercial house 46,156 47,151 45,760 45,273 47,123
Gas or service station 8,539 8,660 8,354 8,072 8,896
Convenience store 18,108 18,180 17,103 17,380 18,619
Residence 60,138 59,979 57,372 54,120 54,021
Bank 7,038 6,666 6,512 5,939 5,678
Miscellaneous 59,549 60,126 63,495 59,853 62,606
Burglary: Total4 2,185,140 2,109,932 1,932,139 1,713,153 1,579,527
Burglary by location: Residence (dwelling): 1,628,656 1,571,635 1,428,448 1,253,915 1,130,910
Residence Night 442,390 429,662 395,604 349,441 327,072
Residence Day 859,299 832,944 756,617 669,364 591,658
Residence Unknown 326,967 309,028 276,227 235,111 212,180
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 556,484 538,297 503,691 459,238 448,617
Nonresidence Night 227,446 220,784 206,031 188,010 188,210
Nonresidence Day 196,461 192,963 183,380 167,749 158,371
Nonresidence Unknown 132,577 124,550 114,280 103,480 102,036
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft): Total4 6,151,095 6,168,874 6,019,465 5,809,054 5,706,346
Larceny-theft by type: Pocket-picking 26,518 29,550 32,426 31,213 31,115
Purse-snatching 27,082 26,407 25,867 23,479 23,075
Shoplifting 1,077,791 1,147,679 1,199,157 1,247,199 1,272,752
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,523,950 1,480,790 1,405,858 1,332,924 1,369,605
Motor vehicle accessories 497,980 467,369 439,151 408,545 398,255
Bicycles 216,987 223,786 212,889 209,762 204,984
From buildings 728,050 745,238 740,092 712,073 662,391
From coin-operated machines 19,536 17,240 15,906 13,328 12,981
All others 2,033,200 2,030,815 1,948,120 1,830,531 1,731,188
Larceny-theft by value: Over $200 2,850,302 2,872,445 2,819,518 2,687,591 2,605,506
$50 to $200 1,399,484 1,398,870 1,342,473 1,306,350 1,274,199
Under $50 1,901,309 1,897,560 1,857,474 1,815,113 1,826,641
Motor vehicle theft 716,508 723,186 700,288 686,803 707,758
  • 1 The crime figures have been adjusted.
  • 2 The figures shown for this offense of rape were estimated using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The figures shown for this offense of rape were estimated using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See data declaration for further explanation.
  • 4 Because of rounding, the number of offenses may not add to the total.

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