Florida's Crime Rate at a Glance

 

 

Total Index Crime for Florida, 1993 - 2013
 

 
 

From 1993 to 2013, Florida experienced a significant decrease in both the number (37.4%) and rate (55.8%) of reported Total Index Crimes. Rate is calculated per 100,000 population. Florida's population increased 41.5% during the period. Violent crime decreased 43.3% in number (60.0% in rate), and Property crime decreased 36.4% in number (55.1% in rate).

Violent Crimes include Murder, Sexual Offenses, Robbery, and Aggravated Assault.  Property Crimes include Burglary, Larceny, and Motor Vehicle Theft.  The proportion of violent and property crimes as a percentage of all reported offenses has remained steady over time.

 

 

Total Index Crime, 1993 - 2013
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Year Population Total
Violent
Crime
Violent
Rate
per
100,000
Violent
Rate
Change
Total
Property
Crime
Property
Rate
per
100,000
Property
Rate
Change
Total
Index
Crime
%
Index
Change
Index
Rate
per
100,000
Index
Rate
Change
1993 13,608,627 161,789 1,188.9 -1.0 954,778 7,016.0 -1.0 1,116,567 0.3 8,204.8 -1.0
1994 13,878,905 157,835 1,137.2 -4.3 973,040 7,010.9 -0.1 1,130,875 1.3 8,148.2 -0.7
1995 14,149,317 150,208 1,061.6 -6.7 928,411 6,561.5 -6.4 1,078,619 -4.6 7,623.1 -6.4
1996 14,411,563 151,350 1,050.2 -1.1 928,273 6,441.2 -1.8 1,079,623 0.1 7,491.4 -1.7
1997 14,712,922 150,801 1,025.0 -2.4 922,956 6,273.1 -2.6 1,073,757 -0.5 7,298.1 -2.6
1998 15,000,475 139,673 931.1 -9.2 885,427 5,902.7 -5.9 1,025,100 -4.5 6,833.8 -6.4
1999 15,322,040 128,859 841.0 -9.7 805,490 5,257.1 -10.9 934,349 -8.9 6,098.1 -10.8
2000 15,982,378 128,041 801.1 -4.7 767,667 4,803.2 -8.6 895,708 -4.1 5,604.3 -8.1
2001 16,331,739 130,323 798.0 -0.4 780,969 4,781.9 -0.4 911,292 1.7 5,579.9 -0.4
2002 16,674,608 127,905 767.1 -3.9 772,250 4,631.3 -3.1 900,155 -1.2 5,398.4 -3.3
2003 17,071,508 124,236 727.7 -5.1 757,379 4,436.5 -4.2 881,615 -2.1 5,164.2 -4.3
2004 17,516,732 123,697 706.2 -3.0 726,793 4,149.1 -6.5 850,490 -3.5 4,855.3 -6.0
2005 17,918,227 125,825 702.2 -0.6 712,238 3,974.9 -4.2 838,063 -1.5 4,677.2 -3.7
2006 18,349,132 129,507 705.8 0.5 720,425 3,926.20 -1.2 849,926 1.4 4,632.0 -1.0
2007 18,860,367 131,781 705.5 -0.04 745,200 3,989.2 1.6 876,981 3.2 4,694.7 1.4
2008 18,807,219 126,072 670.3 -5.0 757,833 4,029.5 1.0 883,905 0.8 4,699.8 0.1
2009 18,750,483 113,415 604.9 -9.8 711,144 3,792.7 -5.9 824,559 -6.7 4,397.5 -6.4
2010 18,771,768 101,906 542.9 -10.2 668,612 3,561.8 -6.1 770,518 -6.6 4,104.7 -6.7
2011 18,905,048 98,183 519.3 -4.3 671,297 3,550.9 -0.3 769,480 -0.1 4,070.2 -0.8
2012 19,074,434 93,961 492.6 -5.1 631,979 3,313.2 -6.7 725,940 -6.5 3,805.5 -6.5
2013 19,259,543 91,703 476.1 -3.3 606,904 3,151.2 -4.9 698,607 -3.8 3,627.3 -4.7
SOURCE: Florida Statistical Analysis Center:  FDLE (1993-2013). Crime in Florida, Florida uniform crime report [Computer program]. Tallahassee, FL.

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