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Criminal statistics for the state of Virginia

Total Crime - In 2006, Virginia had a Total Crime Index of 5825.9 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 11.2% from the previous year, 2005. The Total Crime Index was up 14.1% since 2000, but down 18.1% since 1988 Virginia's Total Crime Index has changed slightly during the past twenty five years, declining slightly.
Violent Crime - Virginia had a Violent Crime Index of 345.9 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was down 0% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was up 0.1% since 2002, but down 35.3% since 1992. Virginia's Violent Crime Index has been gradually dropping during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - Virginia's 2006 Property Crime Index was 4480 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was down 8.4% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was down 5.5% since 2000 and down from a 25 year high in 1988, down 32.6%. Virginia's Property Crime Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Murder Rate - The 2006 Virginia Murder Rate was 3 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 9.1% from the previous year in 2005. Virginia's Murder Rate has been declining during the past 25 years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, Virginia's Forcible Rape Index was 42.9 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 4.1% from the previous year, 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was down 1.2% since 2001 and down from a 25 year high in 1992, down 40.5%. Virginia's Forcible Rape Index has been gradually dropping during the past 25 years.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for Virginia was 100.1 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 8.8% from the previous year in 2005. The Robbery Index was up 7.2% since 2003, but down 31.4% since 1988. Virginia's Robbery Index has been gradually dropping during the past 25 years.
Aggravated Assault - Virginia's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 199.8 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 2.9% from the previous year in 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was down 1.1% since 2002 and down from a 25 year high in 1992, down 37.2%. Virginia's Aggravated Assault Index has been slowly dropping during the past twenty five years.
Burglary - In 2006, Virginia had a Burglary Index of 911.6 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 5% from the previous year in 2005. The Burglary Index was up 3% since 2001, but down 52.2% since 1987. Virginia's Burglary Index has significantly been on the decline in the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of Virginia was 2850.7 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 9.5% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was down 9.3% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1988, down 34.6%. Virginia's Larceny Theft Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for Virginia was 717.6 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 9.5% from the previous year in 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was up a 25 year high of 190% in 1984. Virginia's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has drastically increased during the past 25 years.