Robbery Rate in the United States

There were 267,988 robberies in U.S. and its rate (per 100,000) is 81.6 in 2019. The robbery rate has fallen by about 70% over the quarter century.

Number of robberies

Robbery rate (per 100,000)

Year Robbery Rate Source
2019 267,988 81.6 [49]
2018 281,278 86.1 [49]
2017 320,596 98.6 [49]
2016 332,797 102.9 [49]
2015 328,109 102.2 [49]
2014 322,905 101.3 [49]
2013 345,093 109.0 [49]
2012 355,051 113.1 [49]
2011 354,746 113.9 [49]
2010 369,089 119.3 [49]
2009 408,742 133.1 [49]
2008 443,563 145.9 [49]
2007 447,324 148.3 [49]
2006 449,246 150.0 [49]
2005 417,438 140.8 [49]
2004 401,470 136.7 [49]
2003 414,235 142.5 [49]
2002 420,806 146.1 [49]
2001 423,557 148.5 [49]
2000 408,016 145.0 [49]
1999 409,371 150.1 [50]
1998 447,186 165.47 [50]
1997 498,534 186.17 [50]
1996 535,594 201.94 [50]
1995 580,509 220.89 [50]
1994 618,949 237.76 [50]
1993 659,870 255.98 [50]
1992 672,478 263.69 [50]
1991 687,732 272.74 [50]
1990 639,271 256.26 [50]
1989 578,326 234.31 [50]
1988 542,968 222.07 [50]
1987 517,704 213.67 [50]
1986 542,775 226.03 [50]
1985 497,874 209.26 [50]
1984 485,008 205.66 [50]
1983 506,567 216.67 [50]
1982 553,130 238.76 [50]
1981 592,910 258.39 [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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