Bureau of Justice Statistics Releases the 2015 National Crime Victimization Survey

The Bureau of Justice Statistics has released the 2015 National Crime Victimization Survey.
Highlights:
–No statistically significant change occurred in the rate of violent crime from 2014 (20.1 victimizations per 1,000) to 2015 (18.6 per 1,000).
–No statistically significant change was detected in the percentages of violent crime reported to police from 2014 (46%) to 2015 (47%).
–The rate of property crime decreased from 118.1 victimizations per 1,000 households in 2014 to 110.7 per 1,000 in 2015.
–In 2015, 0.98% of all persons age 12 or older (2.7 million persons) experienced at least one violent victimization.
–The prevalence rate of violent victimization declined from 1.11% of all persons age 12 or older in 2014 to 0.98% in 2015.