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Criminal statistics for the state of California

Total Crime - In 2006, California had a Total Crime Index of 3743.4 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 2.7% from the previous year in 2005. The Total Crime Index was up 0% since 2000, but down 52.3% since 1980 California's Total Crime Index has considerably been on the decline in the past twenty five years.
Violent Crime - California had a Violent Crime Index of 532.5 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was up 1.2% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was down 8.2% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1992, down 52.5%. California's Violent Crime Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - California's 2006 Property Crime Index was 3170.9 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was down 4.6% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was up 1.6% since 2000, but down 54.4% since 1980. California's Property Crime Index has considerably been on the decline in the past 25 years.
Murder Rate - The 2006 California Murder Rate was 6.8 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 1.5% from the previous year in 2005. The Murder Rate was up 13.3% since 1999, but down 53.2% since 1980. California's Murder Rate has significantly been on the decline in the past twenty five years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, California's Forcible Rape Index was 25.3 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 2.7% from the previous year, 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was down 10.3% since 1999 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 56.6%. California's Forcible Rape Index has drastically declined during the past twenty five years.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for California was 194.7 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 10.5% from the previous year in 2005. The Robbery Index was up 9.4% since 2000, but down 54.1% since 1992. California's Robbery Index has considerably been on the decline in the past twenty five years.
Aggravated Assault - California's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 305.7 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 3.7% from the previous year in 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was down 16.3% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1992, down 52.4%. California's Aggravated Assault Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Burglary - In 2006, California had a Burglary Index of 676 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 2.5% from the previous year in 2005. The Burglary Index was up 3% since 2000, but down 70.9% since 1980. California's Burglary Index has drastically declined during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of California was 1829.1 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 4.6% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was down 5% since 2000 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 52.9%. California's Larceny Theft Index has significantly been on the decline in the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for California was 665.7 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 4.6% from the previous year in 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was up 30.9% since 1999, but down 36% since 1991. California's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has changed slightly during the past twenty five years, declining slightly.