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Criminal statistics for the state of South Carolina

Total Crime - In 2006, South Carolina had a Total Crime Index of 4907.8 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 2.6% from the previous year in 2005. The Total Crime Index was up 5.2% since 1984, but down 21.1% since 1996 South Carolina's Total Crime Index has changed slightly during the past twenty five years, declining slightly.
Violent Crime - South Carolina had a Violent Crime Index of 765.5 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was down 0.3% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was up 24.1% since 1983, but down 25.8% since 1994. South Carolina's Violent Crime Index has slowly been rising during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - South Carolina's 2006 Property Crime Index was 4242.3 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was down 3% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was up 5% since 1984, but down 18.7% since 1996. South Carolina's Property Crime Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, declining slightly.
Murder Rate - The 2006 South Carolina Murder Rate was 8.3 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 12.1% from the previous year, 2005. The Murder Rate was up 43.1% since 2000, but down 27.2% since 1980. South Carolina's Murder Rate has been slowly dropping during the past 25 years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, South Carolina's Forcible Rape Index was 40.8 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 6.9% from the previous year, 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was up 16.5% since 1983, but down 30.8% since 1991. South Carolina's Forcible Rape Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, increasing slightly.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for South Carolina was 136.5 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 2.4% from the previous year in 2005. The Robbery Index was up 45.3% since 1985, but down 27.2% since 1993. South Carolina's Robbery Index has been steadily growing during the past 25 years.
Aggravated Assault - South Carolina's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 579.9 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 0.6% from the previous year in 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was up 24.1% since 1983, but down 25.7% since 1994. South Carolina's Aggravated Assault Index has gradually been increasing during the past 25 years.
Burglary - In 2006, South Carolina had a Burglary Index of 989.8 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 1.7% from the previous year in 2005. The Burglary Index was up 2.1% since 2000, but down 40.8% since 1980. South Carolina's Burglary Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of South Carolina was 2873 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 3.6% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was up 11.8% since 1984, but down 18.1% since 1996. South Carolina's Larceny Theft Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, growing slightly.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for South Carolina was 379.6 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 3.6% from the previous year in 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was up 59.1% since 1984, but down 11.5% since 1996. South Carolina's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has significantly increased in the past 25 years.