Is there more crime in the U.S. than there was a year ago, or less?

U.S. crime rate trend perception from 1990-2018 The statistic shows the public perception of the development of crime in the United States. In 2018, about 60 percent of the Americans felt there is more crime now in the U.S. than there was a year ago.
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201860%25%8%
201768%19%9%
201670%20%6%
201570%18%8%
201463%21%9%
201364%19%9%
201168%17%8%
201066%17%8%
200974%15%6%
200867%15%9%
200771%14%8%
200668%16%8%
200567%21%9%
200453%28%14%
200360%25%11%
200262%21%11%
200141%43%10%
200047%41%7%
199852%35%8%
199764%25%6%
199671%15%8%
199387%4%5%
199289%3%4%
199084%3%7%
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201860%25%8%
201768%19%9%
201670%20%6%
201570%18%8%
201463%21%9%
201364%19%9%
201168%17%8%
201066%17%8%
200974%15%6%
200867%15%9%
200771%14%8%
200668%16%8%
200567%21%9%
200453%28%14%
200360%25%11%
200262%21%11%
200141%43%10%
200047%41%7%
199852%35%8%
199764%25%6%
199671%15%8%
199387%4%5%
199289%3%4%
199084%3%7%
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The statistic shows the public perception of the development of crime in the United States. In 2018, about 60 percent of the Americans felt there is more crime now in the U.S. than there was a year ago.
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Release date
October 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1990 to 2018
Number of respondents
About 1,000 each poll
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
Missing percentage points to 100 percent are referring to respondents who had no opinion on that topic.
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