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Criminal statistics for the state of Massachusetts

Total Crime - In 2006, Massachusetts had a Total Crime Index of 2820.2 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 0% from the previous year in 2005. The Total Crime Index was down 6.9% since 2000 and down even more in 1980, down 53.7%. Massachusetts's Total Crime Index has considerably been on the decline in the past twenty five years.
Violent Crime - Massachusetts had a Violent Crime Index of 447 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was down 3% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was down 5.6% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1993, down 44.5%. Massachusetts's Violent Crime Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - Massachusetts's 2006 Property Crime Index was 2391 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was up 1.3% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was down 6.3% since 2000 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 56.4%. Massachusetts's Property Crime Index has considerably been on the decline in the past 25 years.
Murder Rate - The 2006 Massachusetts Murder Rate was 2.9 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 3.5% from the previous year, 2005. The Murder Rate was up 52.6% since 1997, but down 32.6% since 1989. Massachusetts's Murder Rate has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, Massachusetts's Forcible Rape Index was 27.1 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 0.4% from the previous year, 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was up 7.1% since 1982, but down 25% since 1992. Massachusetts's Forcible Rape Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, increasing slightly.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for Massachusetts was 125 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 2.6% from the previous year in 2005. The Robbery Index was up 36.4% since 2000, but down 53.9% since 1981. Massachusetts's Robbery Index has considerably been on the decline in the past twenty five years.
Aggravated Assault - Massachusetts's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 292.1 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 5.5% from the previous year in 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was down 7.8% since 1985 and down from a 25 year high in 1993, down 50.7%. Massachusetts's Aggravated Assault Index has been slowly dropping during the past twenty five years.
Burglary - In 2006, Massachusetts had a Burglary Index of 546.5 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 1.2% from the previous year, 2005. The Burglary Index was up 13.3% since 2000, but down 68.6% since 1980. Massachusetts's Burglary Index has drastically declined during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of Massachusetts was 1565.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 2.6% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was down 3.5% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 41.8%. Massachusetts's Larceny Theft Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for Massachusetts was 279 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 2.6% from the previous year, 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was down 29.8% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 73.5%. Massachusetts's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has drastically declined during the past 25 years.