Table 7

Offense Analysis

United States, 2013–2017

Classification 2013 2014 2015 20161 20171
Murder 14,319 14,164 15,883 17,413 17,284
Rape2 113,695 118,027 126,134 132,414 135,755
Robbery: Total3 345,093 322,905 328,109 332,797 319,356
Robbery by location: Street/highway 146,499 132,269 130,724 129,337 118,719
Commercial house 45,760 45,273 47,229 50,785 49,462
Gas or service station 8,354 8,072 8,916 9,708 9,566
Convenience store 17,103 17,380 18,661 20,656 20,967
Residence 57,372 54,120 54,142 55,102 51,062
Bank 6,512 5,939 5,691 5,914 5,420
Miscellaneous 63,495 59,853 62,747 61,296 64,161
Burglary: Total3 1,932,139 1,713,153 1,587,564 1,516,405 1,401,840
Burglary by location: Residence (dwelling): 1,428,448 1,253,915 1,136,664 1,054,470 942,734
Residence Night 395,604 349,441 328,736 311,805 286,338
Residence Day 756,617 669,364 594,668 543,930 476,123
Residence Unknown 276,227 235,111 213,260 198,735 180,273
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 503,691 459,238 450,900 461,935 459,106
Nonresidence Night 206,031 188,010 189,167 199,741 201,548
Nonresidence Day 183,380 167,749 159,177 159,630 157,915
Nonresidence Unknown 114,280 103,480 102,556 102,564 99,643
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft): Total3 6,019,465 5,809,054 5,723,488 5,644,835 5,519,107
Larceny-theft by type: Pocket-picking 32,426 31,213 31,208 27,648 31,060
Purse-snatching 25,867 23,479 23,144 22,671 21,985
Shoplifting 1,199,157 1,247,199 1,276,575 1,179,137 1,146,216
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,405,858 1,332,924 1,373,720 1,477,587 1,479,321
Motor vehicle accessories 439,151 408,545 399,452 415,590 407,468
Bicycles 212,889 209,762 205,600 184,546 174,997
From buildings 740,092 712,073 664,381 605,765 587,261
From coin-operated machines 15,906 13,328 13,020 12,349 12,028
All others 1,948,120 1,830,531 1,736,388 1,719,542 1,658,771
Larceny-theft by value: Over $200 2,819,518 2,687,591 2,613,333 2,561,619 2,532,457
$50 to $200 1,342,473 1,306,350 1,278,027 1,221,246 1,170,907
Under $50 1,857,474 1,815,113 1,832,128 1,861,970 1,815,743
Motor vehicle theft 700,288 686,803 713,063 767,290 773,139
  • 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 Because of rounding, the number of offenses may not add to the total.

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