Aggravated assault rates in the United States

There were 821,182 aggravated assaults in U.S. and its rate (per 100,000) is 250.2 in 2019. While the aggravated assault rate has fallen by about 40% over the quarter century, it has been up since 2014 the same as the murder rate.

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assault Rate Source
2019 821,182 250.2 [49]
2018 810,982 248.2 [49]
2017 810,319 249.2 [49]
2016 802,982 248.3 [49]
2015 764,057 238.1 [49]
2014 731,089 229.2 [49]
2013 726,777 229.6 [49]
2012 762,009 242.8 [49]
2011 752,423 241.5 [49]
2010 781,844 252.8 [49]
2009 812,514 264.7 [49]
2008 843,683 277.5 [49]
2007 866,358 287.2 [49]
2006 874,096 292.0 [49]
2005 862,220 290.8 [49]
2004 847,381 288.6 [49]
2003 859,030 295.4 [49]
2002 891,407 309.5 [49]
2001 909,023 318.6 [49]
2000 911,706 324.0 [49]
1999 911,740 334.3 [50]
1998 976,583 361.37 [50]
1997 1,023,201 382.10 [50]
1996 1,037,049 391.00 [50]
1995 1,099,207 418.26 [50]
1994 1,113,179 427.61 [50]
1993 1,135,607 440.53 [50]
1992 1,126,974 441.90 [50]
1991 1,092,739 433.36 [50]
1990 1,054,863 422.85 [50]
1989 951,707 385.59 [50]
1988 910,092 372.23 [50]
1987 855,088 352.92 [50]
1986 834,322 347.44 [50]
1985 723,246 303.98 [50]
1984 685,349 290.62 [50]
1983 653,294 279.43 [50]
1982 669,480 288.99 [50]
1981 663,900 289.32 [50]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

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