Table 2

January to June 2014–2015

Percent Change

by Region

Region Violent
crime1
Murder Rape
(revised
definition)2
Rape
(legacy
definition)3
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Total +1.7 +6.2 +1.1 +9.6 +0.3 +2.3 -4.2 -9.8 -3.2 +1.0 -5.4
Northeast -3.2 +1.3 +3.9 +15.8 -6.4 -2.4 -8.0 -15.4 -6.6 -3.6 -14.6
Midwest +1.4 +9.9 -2.9 +16.3 -3.2 +3.9 -7.0 -11.0 -6.0 -5.4 +0.5
South +1.6 +8.6 * +10.3 +0.1 +2.0 -6.4 -11.2 -5.4 -0.6 -7.1
West +5.6 +1.6 +6.3 +2.2 +8.1 +4.4 +2.4 -4.6 +3.9 +5.8 -4.4
  • 1 The violent crime figures include the offenses of murder, rape (revised definition), rape (legacy definition), robbery, and aggravated assault.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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