Crime Trend in Georgia

There were 36,170 violent crimes, 654 murders, 252,249 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Georgia

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 36,170 340.7 [51]
2018 35,619 338.9 [51]
2017 37,258 357.2 [52]
2016 40,268 390.4 [52]
2015 38,643 378.3 [53]
2014 38,955 385.8 [53]
2013 35,943 359.7 [54]
2012 37,675 380.0 [54]
2011 36,634 373.2 [55]
2010 39,068 402.3 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Georgia

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 654 6.2 [51]
2018 647 6.2 [51]
2017 703 6.7 [52]
2016 682 6.6 [52]
2015 615 6.0 [53]
2014 607 6.0 [53]
2013 556 5.6 [54]
2012 583 5.9 [54]
2011 554 5.6 [55]
2010 555 5.7 [55]

The number of robberies in Georgia

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 7,961 75.0 [51]
2018 8,499 80.9 [51]
2017 10,044 96.3 [52]
2016 12,114 117.5 [52]
2015 12,247 119.9 [53]
2014 12,786 126.6 [53]
2013 12,488 125.0 [54]
2012 12,502 126.1 [54]
2011 12,148 123.8 [55]
2010 12,372 127.4 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Georgia

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 24,633 232.0 [51]
2018 23,675 225.2 [51]
2017 23,793 228.1 [52]
2016 24,091 233.6 [52]
2015 22,557 220.8 [53]
2014 22,415 222.0 [53]
2013 20,915 209.3 [54]
2012 22,447 226.4 [54]
2011 21,879 222.9 [55]
2010 24,034 247.5 [55]

The number of property crimes in Georgia

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 252,249 2375.8 [51]
2018 277,803 2642.9 [51]
2017 298,298 2860.2 [52]
2016 307,305 2979.6 [52]
2015 308,723 3022.3 [53]
2014 339,146 3358.8 [53]
2013 334,399 3346.6 [54]
2012 339,473 3423.6 [54]
2011 355,952 3626.5 [55]
2010 353,449 3639.2 [55]

The number of burglaries in Georgia

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 39,506 372.1 [51]
2018 46,816 445.4 [51]
2017 55,374 530.9 [52]
2016 62,715 608.1 [52]
2015 66,374 649.8 [53]
2014 78,029 772.8 [53]
2013 82,258 823.2 [54]
2012 86,992 877.3 [54]
2011 95,657 974.6 [55]
2010 96,947 998.2 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Georgia

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 188,967 1779.8 [51]
2018 205,631 1956.3 [51]
2017 216,661 2077.4 [52]
2016 218,127 2114.9 [52]
2015 215,867 2113.3 [53]
2014 233,359 2311.1 [53]
2013 225,315 2254.9 [54]
2012 223,875 2257.8 [54]
2011 230,820 2351.7 [55]
2010 226,161 2328.6 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Georgia

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 23,776 223.9 [51]
2018 25,356 241.2 [51]
2017 26,263 251.8 [52]
2016 26,463 256.6 [52]
2015 26,482 259.2 [53]
2014 27,758 274.9 [53]
2013 26,826 268.5 [54]
2012 28,606 288.5 [54]
2011 29,475 300.3 [55]
2010 30,341 312.4 [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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