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Criminal Victimization, 2016: Bulletin

Show simple item record Morgan, Rachel Kena, Grace 2018-01-04T20:40:08Z 2018-01-04T20:40:08Z 2017
dc.identifier.citation Morgan, Rachel; Kena, Grace. (2017). Criminal Victimization, 2016: Bulletin. U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, NCJ 251150, 1 pg. en_US
dc.description Research Brief en_US
dc.description.abstract [This report] presents national data on criminal victimization reported and not reported to police in 2016, including the characteristics of crimes and victims and outcomes of victimization. The report examines violent crimes (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) and property crimes (household burglary, motor vehicle theft, and theft). It also includes data on domestic violence, intimate partner violence, injury to victims, and weapon use. Data are from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), which collects information from a nationally representative sample of U.S. households on nonfatal crimes, reported and not reported to the police, against persons age 12 or older. During 2016, about 134,690 households and 224,520 persons were interviewed for the NCVS…In 2016, U.S. residents age 12 or older experienced 5.7 million violent victimizations—a rate of 21.1 victimizations per 1,000 persons age 12 or older…The rate of stranger violence (8.2 per 1,000 persons) was higher than the rate of intimate partner violence (2.2 per 1,000)…In 2016, U.S. households experienced 15.9 million property crimes—a rate of 119.4 per 1,000 households…Motor vehicle thefts (80%) were the most likely of all crime types to be reported to police…In 2016, a total of 1.3% of all persons age 12 or older experienced one or more violent victimizations. (BJS Abstract) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) en_US
dc.subject Survey Results en_US
dc.subject Statistics en_US
dc.subject Violent Crime en_US
dc.subject Property Crime en_US
dc.subject Physical Assault en_US
dc.subject Interpersonal Crime en_US
dc.subject Sexual Violence en_US
dc.subject Barriers to Reporting en_US
dc.subject Barriers to Service en_US
dc.subject Measurement en_US
dc.title Criminal Victimization, 2016: Bulletin en_US
dc.type Other en_US

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