Burglary rate in the United States

There were 1,117,696 burglary crimes in U.S. and its rate (per 100,000) is 340.5 in 2019. The burglary crime rate has continuously fallen by about 80% over 40 years.

Number of burglary crimes

Burglary crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 1,117,696 340.5 [49]
2018 1,235,013 378.0 [49]
2017 1,397,045 429.7 [49]
2016 1,516,405 468.9 [49]
2015 1,587,564 494.7 [49]
2014 1,713,153 537.2 [49]
2013 1,932,139 610.5 [49]
2012 2,109,932 672.2 [49]
2011 2,185,140 701.3 [49]
2010 2,168,459 701.0 [49]
2009 2,203,313 717.7 [49]
2008 2,228,887 733.0 [49]
2007 2,190,198 726.1 [49]
2006 2,194,993 733.1 [49]
2005 2,155,448 726.9 [49]
2004 2,144,446 730.3 [49]
2003 2,154,834 741.0 [49]
2002 2,151,252 747.0 [49]
2001 2,116,531 741.8 [49]
2000 2,050,992 728.8 [49]
1999 2,100,739 770.4 [50]
1998 2,332,735 863.18 [50]
1997 2,460,526 918.85 [50]
1996 2,506,400 945.00 [50]
1995 2,593,784 986.97 [50]
1994 2,712,774 1042.06 [50]
1993 2,834,808 1099.69 [50]
1992 2,979,884 1168.45 [50]
1991 3,157,150 1252.08 [50]
1990 3,073,909 1232.20 [50]
1989 3,168,170 1283.60 [50]
1988 3,218,077 1316.19 [50]
1987 3,236,184 1335.67 [50]
1986 3,241,410 1349.84 [50]
1985 3,073,348 1291.74 [50]
1984 2,984,434 1265.53 [50]
1983 3,129,851 1338.73 [50]
1982 3,447,100 1487.97 [50]
1981 3,779,700 1647.17 [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.

Data Source