Crime Trend in Illinois

There were 51,561 violent crimes, 832 murders, 233,984 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Illinois

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 51,561 406.9 [51]
2018 52,343 411.4 [51]
2017 56,180 438.8 [52]
2016 56,054 436.7 [52]
2015 49,354 383.8 [53]
2014 47,775 370.9 [53]
2013 47,987 372.5 [54]
2012 53,556 416.2 [54]
2011 55,247 429.3 [55]
2010 57,132 444.9 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Illinois

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 832 6.6 [51]
2018 902 7.1 [51]
2017 997 7.8 [52]
2016 1,061 8.3 [52]
2015 744 5.8 [53]
2014 690 5.4 [53]
2013 706 5.5 [54]
2012 770 6.0 [54]
2011 721 5.6 [55]
2010 704 5.5 [55]

The number of robberies in Illinois

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 12,464 98.4 [51]
2018 14,251 112.0 [51]
2017 17,567 137.2 [52]
2016 17,829 138.9 [52]
2015 14,910 115.9 [53]
2014 15,271 118.5 [53]
2013 17,722 137.6 [54]
2012 19,480 151.4 [54]
2011 20,254 157.4 [55]
2010 20,386 158.7 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Illinois

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 32,187 254.0 [51]
2018 31,084 244.3 [51]
2017 32,060 250.4 [52]
2016 32,161 250.6 [52]
2015 28,879 224.6 [53]
2014 27,485 213.4 [53]
2013 26,283 204.0 [54]
2012 29,725 231.0 [54]
2011 30,564 237.5 [55]
2010 32,976 256.8 [55]

The number of property crimes in Illinois

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 233,984 1846.5 [51]
2018 246,679 1938.8 [51]
2017 257,497 2011.4 [52]
2016 263,256 2051.0 [52]
2015 255,729 1988.6 [53]
2014 269,647 2093.2 [53]
2013 292,983 2274.3 [54]
2012 332,706 2585.5 [54]
2011 346,025 2688.8 [55]
2010 349,064 2718.1 [55]

The number of burglaries in Illinois

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 34,433 271.7 [51]
2018 39,317 309.0 [51]
2017 43,459 339.5 [52]
2016 48,193 375.5 [52]
2015 46,443 361.1 [53]
2014 50,759 394.0 [53]
2013 58,237 452.1 [54]
2012 71,100 552.5 [54]
2011 77,746 604.1 [55]
2010 77,472 603.3 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Illinois

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 180,776 1426.6 [51]
2018 187,517 1473.8 [51]
2017 193,157 1508.8 [52]
2016 195,196 1520.7 [52]
2015 191,634 1490.2 [53]
2014 201,003 1560.3 [53]
2013 213,813 1659.8 [54]
2012 235,314 1828.6 [54]
2011 239,510 1861.1 [55]
2010 242,681 1889.7 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Illinois

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 18,775 148.2 [51]
2018 19,845 156.0 [51]
2017 20,881 163.1 [52]
2016 19,867 154.8 [52]
2015 17,652 137.3 [53]
2014 17,885 138.8 [53]
2013 20,933 162.5 [54]
2012 26,292 204.3 [54]
2011 28,769 223.5 [55]
2010 28,911 225.1 [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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