Property Stolen and Recovered
by Type and Value, 2012
[13,658 agencies; 2012 estimated population 267,206,950]
|Type of property||Value of property||
|Currency, notes, etc.||1,114,798,222||29,970,580||2.7|
|Jewelry and precious metals||1,884,197,755||76,079,980||4.0|
|Clothing and furs||283,544,521||35,231,828||12.4|
|Locally stolen motor vehicles||3,837,736,642||2,068,239,691||53.9|
|Televisions, radios, stereos, etc.||756,448,834||35,320,311||4.7|
Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.
Property Stolen and Recovered, by Type and Value, 2012
- In 2012, slightly more than $13 billion worth of property was reported stolen nationwide, and 20.5 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 $3.8 billion in stolen property.
- Among the types of property stolen, locally stolen motor vehicles had the highest percentage of property value recovered at 53.9 percent. Currency, notes, etc. had the lowest, with 2.7 percent of property value recovered.