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Criminal statistics for the state of Ohio

Total Crime - In 2006, Ohio had a Total Crime Index of 4028.9 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 0.2% from the previous year, 2005. The Total Crime Index was up 0.8% since 1999, but down 26.1% since 1981 Ohio's Total Crime Index has been slowly dropping during the past 25 years.
Violent Crime - Ohio had a Violent Crime Index of 350.3 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was down 0% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was up 10.7% since 1999, but down 37.7% since 1991. Ohio's Violent Crime Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - Ohio's 2006 Property Crime Index was 3678.6 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was up 0.2% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was up 0.7% since 2003, but down 25.7% since 1981. Ohio's Property Crime Index has been gradually dropping during the past 25 years.
Murder Rate - The 2006 Ohio Murder Rate was 4.7 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 7.9% from the previous year in 2005. The Murder Rate was up 34.2% since 1999, but down 42% since 1980. Ohio's Murder Rate has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, Ohio's Forcible Rape Index was 39.6 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 2.8% from the previous year, 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was up 32.4% since 1982, but down 24.6% since 1991. Ohio's Forcible Rape Index has been steadily increasing during the past twenty five years.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for Ohio was 166.8 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 2.4% from the previous year in 2005. The Robbery Index was up 30.3% since 1999, but down 29.6% since 1981. Ohio's Robbery Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, declining slightly.
Aggravated Assault - Ohio's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 139.2 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 1.7% from the previous year in 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was down 1.2% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1991, down 51.5%. Ohio's Aggravated Assault Index has been declining during the past twenty five years.
Burglary - In 2006, Ohio had a Burglary Index of 909.8 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 4.1% from the previous year, 2005. The Burglary Index was up 17.6% since 1999, but down 39.1% since 1981. Ohio's Burglary Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of Ohio was 2442.8 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 0.4% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was down 0.8% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 19.7%. Ohio's Larceny Theft Index has been gradually dropping during the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for Ohio was 326.1 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 0.4% from the previous year, 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was down 5.2% since 2000 and down from a 25 year high in 1991, down 34.9%. Ohio's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has been gradually dropping during the past 25 years.