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Table 24

Property Stolen and Recovered

by Type and Value, 2011

[13,605 agencies; 2011 estimated population 265,970,598]

Type of property Value of property Percent
recovered
Stolen Recovered
Total $13,245,771,907 $2,557,448,141 19.3
Currency, notes, etc. 1,208,118,537 27,690,073 2.3
Jewelry and precious metals 1,783,980,324 81,269,728 4.6
Clothing and furs 272,598,291 35,438,837 13.0
Locally stolen motor vehicles 3,793,147,961 1,984,945,521 52.3
Office equipment 664,500,881 31,740,789 4.8
Televisions, radios, stereos, etc. 838,553,637 38,165,942 4.6
Firearms 131,938,134 12,750,035 9.7
Household goods 377,465,765 12,109,471 3.2
Consumable goods 126,700,845 13,871,866 10.9
Livestock 16,165,288 1,949,450 12.1
Miscellaneous 4,032,602,244 317,516,429 7.9

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Property Stolen and Recovered, by Type and Value, 2011

  • In 2011, more than $13 billion ($13,245,771,907) of property was reported stolen nationwide.  In terms of the dollar value of stolen property, 19.3 percent of the value of all reported stolen property was recovered.
  • Locally stolen motor vehicles (those stolen within the jurisdiction of the law enforcement agency that submitted the report) accounted for more than $3.7 billion in stolen property.
  • Among the types of property stolen, locally stolen motor vehicles had the highest percentage of property value recovered at 52.3 percent.  Currency, notes, etc. had the lowest, with 2.3 percent of property value recovered.