Table 5

Offense Analysis

United States, 2012–2016

Classification 2012 2013 2014 20151 2016
Murder 14,856 14,319 14,164 15,883 17,250
Rape (revised definition)2 113,695 118,027 126,134 130,603
Rape (legacy definition)3 85,141 82,109 84,868 91,261 95,730
Robbery: Total4 355,051 345,093 322,905 328,109 332,198
Robbery by location: Street/highway 154,289 146,499 132,269 130,724 129,104
Commercial house 47,151 45,760 45,273 47,229 50,694
Gas or service station 8,660 8,354 8,072 8,916 9,690
Convenience store 18,180 17,103 17,380 18,661 20,619
Residence 59,979 57,372 54,120 54,142 55,002
Bank 6,666 6,512 5,939 5,691 5,903
Miscellaneous 60,126 63,495 59,853 62,747 61,185
Burglary: Total4 2,109,932 1,932,139 1,713,153 1,587,564 1,515,096
Burglary by location: Residence (dwelling): 1,571,635 1,428,448 1,253,915 1,136,664 1,053,559
Residence Night 429,662 395,604 349,441 328,736 311,536
Residence Day 832,944 756,617 669,364 594,668 543,461
Residence Unknown 309,028 276,227 235,111 213,260 198,563
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 538,297 503,691 459,238 450,900 461,537
Nonresidence Night 220,784 206,031 188,010 189,167 199,568
Nonresidence Day 192,963 183,380 167,749 159,177 159,493
Nonresidence Unknown 124,550 114,280 103,480 102,556 102,476
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft): Total4 6,168,874 6,019,465 5,809,054 5,723,488 5,638,455
Larceny-theft by type: Pocket-picking 29,550 32,426 31,213 31,208 27,617
Purse-snatching 26,407 25,867 23,479 23,144 22,645
Shoplifting 1,147,679 1,199,157 1,247,199 1,276,575 1,177,804
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,480,790 1,405,858 1,332,924 1,373,720 1,475,917
Motor vehicle accessories 467,369 439,151 408,545 399,452 415,120
Bicycles 223,786 212,889 209,762 205,600 184,338
From buildings 745,238 740,092 712,073 664,381 605,080
From coin-operated machines 17,240 15,906 13,328 13,020 12,335
All others 2,030,815 1,948,120 1,830,531 1,736,388 1,717,599
Larceny-theft by value: Over $200 2,872,445 2,819,518 2,687,591 2,613,333 2,558,723
$50 to $200 1,398,870 1,342,473 1,306,350 1,278,027 1,219,866
Under $50 1,897,560 1,857,474 1,815,113 1,832,128 1,859,865
Motor vehicle theft 723,186 700,288 686,803 713,063 765,484
  • 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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