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Home Crime in the U.S. 2019 Crime in the U.S. 2019 Tables Table 1 Table 1 Overview

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Table 1—Crime in the United States, by Volume and Rate per 100,000 Inhabitants, 2000–2019

Table 1A—Crime in the United States, Percent Change in Volume and Rate per 100,000 Inhabitants for 2 years, 5 years, and 10 years

  • In 2019, the estimated number of violent crime offenses was 1,203,808, a decrease of 0.5 percent from the 2018 estimate.
  • The violent crime of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter increased 0.3 percent in 2019 when compared with the 2018 estimate. Rape offenses (legacy definition) decreased 3.1 percent, and aggravated assault offenses increased 1.3 percent. The violent crime of robbery decreased by 4.7 percent when compared with the 2018 estimate.
  • The 2019 violent crime rate was 366.7 per 100,000 inhabitants, down 1.0 percent when compared with the 2018 violent crime rate.
  • The murder rate was 5.0 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2019, remaining steady when compared with the estimated rate for the previous year.
  • The estimated number of property crimes in 2019 was 6,925,677, a 4.1 percent decrease from the 2018 estimate.
  • Of the property crimes, the estimated number of burglary offenses decreased 9.5 percent, and larceny-theft offenses declined 2.8 percent. The estimated number of motor vehicle thefts decreased 4.0 percent.
  • The 2019 property crime rate was 2,109.9 per 100,000, a 4.5 percent decrease when compared with the 2018 rate.