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Criminal statistics for the state of New Jersey

Total Crime - In 2006, New Jersey had a Total Crime Index of 2642.7 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 1.9% from the previous year in 2005. The Total Crime Index was down 12.9% since 2002 and down even more in 1980, down 58.8%. New Jersey's Total Crime Index has drastically declined during the past 25 years.
Violent Crime - New Jersey had a Violent Crime Index of 351.6 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was down 1.1% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was down 3.5% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1990, down 45.8%. New Jersey's Violent Crime Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - New Jersey's 2006 Property Crime Index was 2291.1 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was down 2% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was down 10.2% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 60.5%. New Jersey's Property Crime Index has drastically declined during the past 25 years.
Murder Rate - The 2006 New Jersey Murder Rate was 4.9 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 2% from the previous year, 2005. The Murder Rate was up 44.1% since 2000, but down 32.9% since 1981. New Jersey's Murder Rate has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, New Jersey's Forcible Rape Index was 14.2 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 2.1% from the previous year in 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was down 4.7% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1988, down 57.9%. New Jersey's Forcible Rape Index has drastically declined during the past twenty five years.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for New Jersey was 153.1 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 0.8% from the previous year in 2005. The Robbery Index was down 0.9% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1981, down 54.3%. New Jersey's Robbery Index has considerably been on the decline in the past twenty five years.
Aggravated Assault - New Jersey's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 179.4 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 2.9% from the previous year in 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was down 5.8% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1998, down 48.9%. New Jersey's Aggravated Assault Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Burglary - In 2006, New Jersey had a Burglary Index of 452 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 0.9% from the previous year, 2005. The Burglary Index was down 10.2% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 76%. New Jersey's Burglary Index has drastically declined during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of New Jersey was 1556.5 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 1% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was down 5.5% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1980, down 51.2%. New Jersey's Larceny Theft Index has significantly been on the decline in the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for New Jersey was 283.4 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 1% from the previous year in 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was down 29.3% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1990, down 69.9%. New Jersey's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has drastically declined during the past 25 years.