Crime Trend in Alabama

There were 25,046 violent crimes, 358 murders, 131,133 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Alabama

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 25,046 510.8 [51]
2018 25,567 523.1 [51]
2017 25,551 524.2 [52]
2016 25,878 532.4 [52]
2015 22,952 472.4 [53]
2014 20,727 427.7 [53]
2013 20,210 418.1 [54]
2012 21,693 450.3 [54]
2011 20,174 420.1 [55]
2010 18,363 383.7 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Alabama

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 358 7.3 [51]
2018 383 7.8 [51]
2017 404 8.3 [52]
2016 407 8.4 [52]
2015 348 7.2 [53]
2014 276 5.7 [53]
2013 347 7.2 [54]
2012 342 7.1 [54]
2011 301 6.3 [55]
2010 275 5.7 [55]

The number of robberies in Alabama

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 3,941 80.4 [51]
2018 4,047 82.8 [51]
2017 4,217 86.5 [52]
2016 4,687 96.4 [52]
2015 4,611 94.9 [53]
2014 4,702 97.0 [53]
2013 4,648 96.2 [54]
2012 5,020 104.2 [54]
2011 4,910 102.2 [55]
2010 4,864 101.6 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Alabama

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 18,679 381.0 [51]
2018 19,105 390.9 [51]
2017 18,902 387.8 [52]
2016 18,869 388.2 [52]
2015 15,954 328.3 [53]
2014 13,744 283.6 [53]
2013 13,787 285.2 [54]
2012 15,035 312.1 [54]
2011 13,592 283.0 [55]
2010 11,869 248.0 [55]

The number of property crimes in Alabama

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 131,133 2674.4 [51]
2018 138,702 2837.8 [51]
2017 144,160 2957.3 [52]
2016 143,259 2947.4 [52]
2015 144,746 2978.9 [53]
2014 154,087 3179.4 [53]
2013 161,993 3351.3 [54]
2012 168,878 3505.5 [54]
2011 173,190 3606.1 [55]
2010 168,828 3528.0 [55]

The number of burglaries in Alabama

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 26,079 531.9 [51]
2018 29,101 595.4 [51]
2017 31,477 645.7 [52]
2016 34,045 700.4 [52]
2015 35,255 725.6 [53]
2014 39,723 819.6 [53]
2013 42,429 877.8 [54]
2012 47,481 985.6 [54]
2011 51,117 1064.3 [55]
2010 42,484 887.8 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Alabama

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 92,477 1886.1 [51]
2018 96,328 1970.8 [51]
2017 99,842 2048.1 [52]
2016 97,498 2005.9 [52]
2015 99,156 2040.7 [53]
2014 104,223 2150.5 [53]
2013 108,993 2254.8 [54]
2012 111,523 2314.9 [54]
2011 111,411 2319.7 [55]
2010 115,564 2414.9 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Alabama

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 12,577 256.5 [51]
2018 13,273 271.6 [51]
2017 12,841 263.4 [52]
2016 11,716 241.0 [52]
2015 10,335 212.7 [53]
2014 10,141 209.2 [53]
2013 10,571 218.7 [54]
2012 9,874 205.0 [54]
2011 10,662 222.0 [55]
2010 10,780 225.3 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

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

The crime rates in all states

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