Table 7

Offense Analysis

United States, 2014–2018

Classification 2014 2015 2016 20171 2018
Murder 14,164 15,883 17,413 17,294 16,214
Rape2 118,027 126,134 132,414 135,666 139,380
Robbery: Total3 322,905 328,109 332,797 320,596 282,061
Robbery by location: Street/highway 132,269 130,724 129,337 119,180 102,433
Commercial house 45,273 47,229 50,785 49,654 45,274
Gas or service station 8,072 8,916 9,708 9,603 8,888
Convenience store 17,380 18,661 20,656 21,048 19,702
Residence 54,120 54,142 55,102 51,260 45,534
Bank 5,939 5,691 5,914 5,441 4,474
Miscellaneous 59,853 62,747 61,296 64,410 55,756
Burglary: Total3 1,713,153 1,587,564 1,516,405 1,397,045 1,230,149
Burglary by location: Residence (dwelling): 1,253,915 1,136,664 1,054,470 939,509 805,427
Residence Night 349,441 328,736 311,805 285,358 256,072
Residence Day 669,364 594,668 543,930 474,495 406,741
Residence Unknown 235,111 213,260 198,735 179,656 142,614
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 459,238 450,900 461,935 457,536 424,722
Nonresidence Night 188,010 189,167 199,741 200,859 190,066
Nonresidence Day 167,749 159,177 159,630 157,375 150,496
Nonresidence Unknown 103,480 102,556 102,564 99,302 84,161
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft): Total3 5,809,054 5,723,488 5,644,835 5,513,000 5,217,055
Larceny-theft by type: Pocket-picking 31,213 31,208 27,648 31,026 27,247
Purse-snatching 23,479 23,144 22,671 21,961 20,055
Shoplifting 1,247,199 1,276,575 1,179,137 1,144,948 1,113,439
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,332,924 1,373,720 1,477,587 1,477,684 1,406,493
Motor vehicle accessories 408,545 399,452 415,590 407,017 323,361
Bicycles 209,762 205,600 184,546 174,803 156,589
From buildings 712,073 664,381 605,765 586,612 532,874
From coin-operated machines 13,328 13,020 12,349 12,014 11,478
All others 1,830,531 1,736,388 1,719,542 1,656,937 1,625,523
Larceny-theft by value: Over $200 2,687,591 2,613,333 2,561,619 2,529,654 2,438,851
$50 to $200 1,306,350 1,278,027 1,221,246 1,169,612 1,116,776
Under $50 1,815,113 1,832,128 1,861,970 1,813,734 1,661,372
Motor vehicle theft 686,803 713,063 767,290 772,943 748,841
  • 1 The crime figures have been adjusted.
  • 2 The figures shown for this offense of rape were estimated using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting 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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