Table 24

Property Stolen and Recovered

by Type and Value, 2019

[14,165 agencies; 2019 estimated population 285,731,352]

Type of property Value of property Percent
recovered
Stolen Recovered
Total $13,339,804,036 $3,861,187,443 28.9
Currency, notes, etc. 1,423,559,757 36,980,933 2.6
Jewelry and precious metals 1,057,763,740 36,890,088 3.5
Clothing and furs 383,191,187 31,171,004 8.1
Locally stolen motor vehicles 5,752,240,315 3,228,870,193 56.1
Office equipment 420,417,080 23,237,884 5.5
Televisions, radios, stereos, etc. 323,393,740 14,009,033 4.3
Firearms 116,159,390 13,495,262 11.6
Household goods 186,264,170 8,179,579 4.4
Consumable goods 160,368,125 13,380,144 8.3
Livestock 14,350,714 1,570,468 10.9
Miscellaneous 3,502,095,818 453,402,855 12.9

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Property Stolen and Recovered, by Type and Value, 2019

  • In 2019, more than $13.3 billion worth of property was reported stolen nationwide, and nearly $3.9 billion (28.9 percent) was recovered.
  • Locally stolen motor vehicles (those stolen within the jurisdiction of the law enforcement agency that submitted the report) accounted for more than $5.7 billion in stolen property.
  • Among the types of property stolen, locally stolen motor vehicles had the highest percentage of property value recovered at 56.1 percent. Currency, notes, etc. had the lowest, with 2.6 percent of property value recovered.