Total Index Crimes

Total Index Crime for Florida, 1998 - 2018

From 1998 to 2018, Florida experienced a significant decrease in both the number (44.5%) and rate (60.0%) of reported Total Index Crimes. Rate is calculated per 100,000 population. Florida's population increased 38.9% during the period. Violent crime decreased 39.7% in number (56.6% in rate), and Property crime decreased 45.2% in number (60.6% 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, 1998 - 2018
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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
1998 15,000,475 135,925 906.1 -9.3 885,427 5,902.7 -5.9 1,021,352 -4.5 6,808.8 -6.4
1999 15,322,040 124,823 814.7 -10.1 805,490 5,257.1 -10.9 930,313 -8.9 6,071.7 -10.8
2000 15,982,378 124,090 776.4 -4.7 767,667 4,803.2 -8.6 891,757 -4.1 5,579.6 -8.1
2001 16,331,739 125,783 770.2 -0.8 780,966 4,781.9 -0.4 906,749 1.7 5,552.1 -0.5
2002 16,674,608 123,358 739.8 -3.9 772,250 4,631.3 -3.1 895,608 -1.2 5,371.1 -3.3
2003 17,071,508 119,800 701.8 -5.1 757,379 4,436.5 -4.2 877,179 -2.1 5,138.3 -4.3
2004 17,516,732 119,369 681.5 -2.9 726,793 4,149.1 -6.5 846,162 -3.5 4,830.6 -6.0
2005 17,918,227 121,678 679.1 -0.3 712,238 3,974.9 -4.2 833,916 -1.4 4,654.0 -3.7
2006 18,349,132 125,765 685.4 0.9 720,425 3,926.2 -1.2 846,190 1.5 4,611.6 -0.9
2007 18,860,367 128,114 685.8 0.1 745,200 3,989.2 1.6 873,314 3.2 4,630.4 0.4
2008 18,807,219 121,877 648.0 -5.5 757,833 4,029.5 1.0 879,710 0.7 4,677.5 1.0
2009 18,750,483 109,988 586.6 -9.5 711,144 3,792.7 -5.9 821,132 -6.7 4,379.3 -6.4
2010 18,771,768 98,564 525.1 -10.5 668,611 3,561.8 -6.1 767,175 -6.6 4,086.9 -6.7
2011 18,905,048 94,841 501.7 -4.5 671,297 3,550.9 -0.3 766,138 -0.1 4,052.6 -0.8
2012 19,074,434 90,449 474.2 -5.5 632,022 3,313.5 -6.7 722,471 -5.7 3,787.6 -6.5
2013 19,259,543 88,590 460.0 -3.0 606,902 3,151.2 -4.9 695,492 -3.7 3,611.2 -4.7
2014 19,507.369 87,958 450.9 -2.0 582,122 2984.1 -5.3 670,080 -3.7 3,435.0 -4.9
2015 19,815,183 90,204 455.2 1.0 568,921 2,871.1 -3.8 659,125 -1.6 3,326.4 -3.2
2016 20,148,654 88,469* 439.1 -3.5 552,515 2,742.2 -4.5 640,984* -2.8 3,181.3 -4.4
2017 20,484,142 85,503 417.4 -4.9 526,817 2,571.8 -6.2 612,320 -4.8 2989.2 -6.0
2018 20,840,986 81,896** 393.0 -5.9 485,270 2,328.4 -9.5 567,166** -7.4 2,721.4 -9.0
SOURCE: Florida Statistical Analysis Center:  FDLE (1998-2018). Crime in Florida, Florida uniform crime report [Computer program]. Tallahassee, FL.
*Figures include the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting incident on June 12, 2016 where 49 persons were killed.
**Figures include the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting incident on February 14, 2018 where 17 persons were killed.

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