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Criminal statistics for the state of Florida

Total Crime - In 2006, Florida had a Total Crime Index of 4694.7 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 0.6% from the previous year in 2005. The Total Crime Index was down 13.6% since 2002 and down even more in 1988, down 47.5%. Florida's Total Crime Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Violent Crime - Florida had a Violent Crime Index of 712 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was up 0.4% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was down 2.7% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1990, down 42.8%. Florida's Violent Crime Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - Florida's 2006 Property Crime Index was 3968.1 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was down 1.2% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was down 11% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1988, down 49.3%. Florida's Property Crime Index has been declining during the past twenty five years.
Murder Rate - The 2006 Florida Murder Rate was 6.2 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 24% from the previous year, 2005. The Murder Rate was up 16.9% since 2001, but down 58.7% since 1981. Florida's Murder Rate has drastically declined during the past 25 years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, Florida's Forcible Rape Index was 35.8 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 3.6% from the previous year, 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was down 9.6% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 37.1%. Florida's Forcible Rape Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for Florida was 188.8 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 11.3% from the previous year in 2005. The Robbery Index was up 1.8% since 2003, but down 54.8% since 1990. Florida's Robbery Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Aggravated Assault - Florida's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 481.2 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 3.3% from the previous year in 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was down 3.9% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1993, down 38.8%. Florida's Aggravated Assault Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, declining slightly.
Burglary - In 2006, Florida had a Burglary Index of 944.6 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 1.8% from the previous year, 2005. The Burglary Index was down 5.9% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 62.4%. Florida's Burglary Index has drastically declined during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of Florida was 2619 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 1.7% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was down 12% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1988, down 45%. Florida's Larceny Theft Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for Florida was 422.5 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 1.7% from the previous year in 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was up 4.3% since 1983, but down 53.7% since 1994. Florida's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has changed slightly during the past twenty five years, declining slightly.