Florida's Crime Rate at a Glance


Violent Crime for Florida, 1992 - 2012
 
 

Violent crime includes Murder, Forcible Sex Offenses, Robbery, and Aggravated Assault. From 1992 to 2012, Florida experienced a decrease in the number of reported Violent offenses, down 41.7 percent from 161,137 reported offenses in 1992 to 93,965 in 2012. The overall Violent crime rate has had a significant decrease of 59.0 percent from 1,200.3 offenses per 100,000 population in 1992 to 492.6 in 2012. Florida's population increased 42.1 percent during the period. 
 

Violent Crime in Florida, 1992 - 2012
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Year Population Murder Forcible
Sex
Offenses
Robbery Aggravated
Assault
Total
Violent
Crime
% Change
in Number
Violent
Crime Rate
per 100,000
Rate
Change
1992 13,424,416 1,191  13,429  48,957  97,560  161,137   --  1,200.3   --
1993 13,608,627 1,187  13,752  47,742  99,108  161,789  0.4  1,188.9  -1.0
1994 13,878,905 1,152  13,413  45,263  98,007  157,835  -2.4  1,137.2  -4.3
1995 14,149,317 1,030 12,259  42,142  94,777  150,208  -4.8  1,061.6  -6.7
1996 14,411,563 1,077 12,942  41,643  95,688  151,350  0.8  1,050.2  -1.1
1997 14,712,922 1,014 13,224  40,703  95,860  150,801  -0.4  1,025.0  -2.4
1998 15,000,475 966  12,702  36,130  89,875  139,673  -7.4  931.1  -9.2
1999 15,322,040 856 12,583  31,996  83,424  128,859  -7.7  841.0  -9.7
2000 15,982,378 890 12,388  31,392  83,371  128,041  -0.6  801.1  -4.7
2001 16,331,739 867 12,756  32,808  83,892  130,323  1.8  798.0  -0.4
2002 16,674,608 906 12,810  32,413  81,776  127,905  -1.9  767.1  -3.9
2003 17,071,508 924 12,756  31,512  79,044  124,236  -2.9  727.7  -5.1
2004 17,516,732 946 12,427  29,984  80,340  123,697  -0.4  706.2  -3.0
2005 17,918,227 881 12,230  30,092  82,622  125,825  1.7  702.2  -0.6
2006 18,349,132  1,129  11,567  34,123  82,682  129,501  2.9  705.8  0.5
2007 18,680,367  1,202 11,214  38,112  81,253  131,781  1.8  705.5  -0.04
2008 18,807,219  1,168 10,823  36,232  77,849  126,072  -4.3  670.3  -5.0
2009 18,750,483  1,017  10,227  30,881  71,290 113,415  -10.0  604.9  -9.8
2010 18,771,768 987 9,885 26,074 64,960 101,906 -10.1 542.9 -10.2
2011 18,905,048 985 9,880 25,617 61,701 98,183 -3.7 519.3 -4.3
2012 19,074,434 1,009 10,145 23,856 58,958 93,965 -4.3 492.6 -5.1
SOURCE: Florida Statistical Analysis Center:  FDLE (1991-2012). Crime in Florida, Florida uniform crime report [Computer program]. Tallahassee, FL.

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