Table 7

Offense Analysis

United States, 2015–2019

Classification 2015 2016 2017 20181 2019
Murder 15,883 17,413 17,294 16,374 16,425
Rape2 126,134 132,414 135,666 143,765 139,815
Robbery: Total3 328,109 332,797 320,596 281,278 267,988
Robbery by location: Street/highway 130,724 129,337 119,180 102,149 94,090
Commercial house 47,229 50,785 49,654 45,148 44,128
Gas or service station 8,916 9,708 9,603 8,863 8,555
Convenience store 18,661 20,656 21,048 19,647 18,312
Residence 54,142 55,102 51,260 45,408 42,806
Bank 5,691 5,914 5,441 4,461 3,834
Miscellaneous 62,747 61,296 64,410 55,602 56,264
Burglary: Total3 1,587,564 1,516,405 1,397,045 1,235,013 1,117,696
Burglary by location: Residence (dwelling): 1,136,664 1,054,470 939,509 808,611 702,449
Residence Night 328,736 311,805 285,358 257,085 238,635
Residence Day 594,668 543,930 474,495 408,349 354,398
Residence Unknown 213,260 198,735 179,656 143,178 109,415
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 450,900 461,935 457,536 426,402 415,247
Nonresidence Night 189,167 199,741 200,859 190,817 191,663
Nonresidence Day 159,177 159,630 157,375 151,091 152,956
Nonresidence Unknown 102,556 102,564 99,302 84,493 70,629
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft): Total3 5,723,488 5,644,835 5,513,000 5,232,167 5,086,096
Larceny-theft by type: Pocket-picking 31,208 27,648 31,026 27,326 29,481
Purse-snatching 23,144 22,671 21,961 20,113 18,568
Shoplifting 1,276,575 1,179,137 1,144,948 1,116,664 1,113,785
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,373,720 1,477,587 1,477,684 1,410,567 1,379,757
Motor vehicle accessories 399,452 415,590 407,017 324,298 325,800
Bicycles 205,600 184,546 174,803 157,042 154,009
From buildings 664,381 605,765 586,612 534,418 498,121
From coin-operated machines 13,020 12,349 12,014 11,511 11,328
All others 1,736,388 1,719,542 1,656,937 1,630,232 1,555,247
Larceny-theft by value: Over $200 2,613,333 2,561,619 2,529,654 2,445,915 2,407,972
$50 to $200 1,278,027 1,221,246 1,169,612 1,120,011 1,079,509
Under $50 1,832,128 1,861,970 1,813,734 1,666,185 1,598,615
Motor vehicle theft 713,063 767,290 772,943 751,904 721,885
  • 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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