Percentage of violent crimes in the United States reported to the police in 2016

USA - percentage of violent crimes reported to the police 2016 This graph shows the percentage of violent crimes in the United States reported to the police in 2016. In 2016, about 22.9 percent of committed rape or sexual assault crimes were reported to the police.
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Percentage of committed crimes
Aggravated assault 58.5%
Robbery 54%
Domestic violence **49.1%
Violent crime involving injury 47.4%
Intimate partner violence ***46.9%
Stranger violence 44.7%
Assault 42.2%
Violent crime*42.1%
Simple assault 37.5%
Rape/sexual assault 22.9%
Percentage of committed crimes
Aggravated assault 58.5%
Robbery 54%
Domestic violence **49.1%
Violent crime involving injury 47.4%
Intimate partner violence ***46.9%
Stranger violence 44.7%
Assault 42.2%
Violent crime*42.1%
Simple assault 37.5%
Rape/sexual assault 22.9%
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This graph shows the percentage of violent crimes in the United States reported to the police in 2016. In 2016, about 22.9 percent of committed rape or sexual assault crimes were reported to the police.
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Release date
December 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
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*Excludes homicide because the NCVS is based on interviews with victims and therefore cannot measure murder. **Includes victimization committed by intimate partners and family members. ***Includes victimization committed by current or former spouses, boyfriends, or girlfriends.

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