Table 2

January to June 2015–2016

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 +5.3 +5.2 +3.5 +4.4 +3.2 +6.5 -0.6 -3.4 -0.8 +6.6 -1.1
Northeast +1.2 +2.0 +2.7 +6.0 -3.2 +3.3 -2.4 -5.9 -1.8 +0.1 +5.0
Midwest +5.9 +1.2 +0.2 +6.6 +3.9 +8.0 -1.3 -1.8 -1.6 +2.6 -1.3
South +5.9 +7.9 +3.2 +10.0 +5.5 +6.2 -0.9 -4.3 -0.4 +4.1 +1.2
West +6.4 +5.7 +7.4 -10.1 +4.1 +7.5 +0.8 -2.4 -0.4 +11.3 -5.1
  • 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.

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