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Offense Analysis, Number and Percent Change, 2010-2011

The FBI collects these data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

General comments

  • This table provides an analysis of the crimes of murder, forcible rape, robbery, burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft.  The table lists the number of these offenses reported in 2011 and the percentage change in the number of these offenses when compared with 2010 data.
  • This table provides additional details for the following offenses:
    • Robbery and burglary (percent distribution and average dollar value by location).
    • Larceny-theft (percent distribution and average dollar value by larceny type).
    • Motor vehicle theft (overall average dollar value of vehicle thefts).
    • The offense of aggravated assault is not included in this table.  In the UCR Program, the taking of money or property in connection with an assault is reported as robbery.
    • Information regarding the average value of property damage due to arson can be found in Arson Table 2.

Methodology

  • The data used in creating this table were from all law enforcement agencies submitting at least 6 months of complete property/circumstance data for 2011.
  • The FBI presents offense totals for the crimes of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft.  Then, based on supplemental data supplied by law enforcement, the FBI computes value lost totals for the crimes of robbery, burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft.
  • The percent distribution statistics are based on the offense totals for the crimes of robbery, burglary, and larceny-theft.
  • The FBI derives trends by comparing statistics from agencies with at least
    6 common months of complete data reports for 2010 and 2011.

Population estimation

The FBI calculated 2011 state growth rates using the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2010 decennial state/national population figures and 2011 provisional state/national population estimates.  The FBI then estimated population figures for city jurisdictions by applying the 2011 state growth rate to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data.