Number of committed crimes in the United States in 2016, by type of crime

Number of committed crimes in the United States 2016, by type This statistic shows the number of committed crimes in the United States in 2016, by type of crime. In 2016, the FBI recorded 130,603 cases of forcible rape.
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Type of crimeNumber of committed crimes
Property crime total7,919,035
Larceny-theft 5,638,455
Burglary 1,515,096
Violent crime total1,248,185
Aggravated assault 803,007
Motor vehicle theft 765,484
Robbery 332,198
Rape (revised definition)130,603
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 17,250
Type of crimeNumber of committed crimes
Property crime total7,919,035
Larceny-theft 5,638,455
Burglary 1,515,096
Violent crime total1,248,185
Aggravated assault 803,007
Motor vehicle theft 765,484
Robbery 332,198
Rape (revised definition)130,603
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 17,250
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This statistic shows the number of committed crimes in the United States in 2016, by type of crime. In 2016, the FBI recorded 130,603 cases of forcible rape.
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Release date
September 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
Population figures are U.S. Census Bureau provisional estimates as of July 1, 2016.
Sufficient data for arson are not available to estimate totals for this offense. The violent crime figures include the offenses of murder, rape (revised definition), robbery, and aggravated assault.

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