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Criminal statistics for the state of Kentucky

Total Crime - In 2006, Kentucky had a Total Crime Index of 2807.5 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 0.3% from the previous year, 2005. The Total Crime Index was down 2.9% since 1998 and down even more in 1982, down 21.4%. Kentucky's Total Crime Index has been slowly dropping during the past 25 years.
Violent Crime - Kentucky had a Violent Crime Index of 263 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was down 1.5% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was up 5.8% since 2003, but down 50.9% since 1992. Kentucky's Violent Crime Index has been gradually dropping during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - Kentucky's 2006 Property Crime Index was 2544.5 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was up 0.5% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was up 1.3% since 2003, but down 21.8% since 1982. Kentucky's Property Crime Index has been gradually dropping during the past 25 years.
Murder Rate - The 2006 Kentucky Murder Rate was 4 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 13.1% from the previous year in 2005. The Murder Rate was down 9.1% since 2001 and down from a 25 year high in 1983, down 59.2%. Kentucky's Murder Rate has drastically declined during the past 25 years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, Kentucky's Forcible Rape Index was 30.8 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 9.5% from the previous year, 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was up 60.4% since 1980, but down 13% since 1991. Kentucky's Forcible Rape Index has significantly increased in the past 25 years.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for Kentucky was 86.2 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 2.5% from the previous year, 2005. The Robbery Index was up 24.7% since 1990, but down 16.9% since 1995. Kentucky's Robbery Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, declining slightly.
Aggravated Assault - Kentucky's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 142 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 1.5% from the previous year, 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was up 2.5% since 2003, but down 65.4% since 1992. Kentucky's Aggravated Assault Index has been slowly dropping during the past twenty five years.
Burglary - In 2006, Kentucky had a Burglary Index of 644.8 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 1.6% from the previous year, 2005. The Burglary Index was up 2.9% since 2000, but down 39.4% since 1981. Kentucky's Burglary Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of Kentucky was 1679.9 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 0.4% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was up 0.1% since 1985, but down 15.7% since 1995. Kentucky's Larceny Theft Index has been gradually dropping during the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for Kentucky was 219.8 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 0.4% from the previous year in 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was up 21.9% since 1984, but down 15.9% since 1996. Kentucky's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has changed slightly during the past twenty five years, declining slightly.