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Title: Criminal Victimization in the United States, 2008 - Statistical Tables
Author(s): Michael R. Rand; Jayne E. Robinson
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: May 2011
Page Count: 135
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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Document: Agency Summary|HTML|PDF
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Type: Statistics
Format: Document - Designates non-commercial publications, such as Government and gray literature reports.
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics contains statistical data on criminal victimization in the United States in 2008.
Abstract: Major findings from the survey include: in 2008, there were 21,312,400 victimizations, with 4,993,220 (23.4 percent) for personal crimes and 16,319,180 (76.6 percent) for property crimes; the highest rates of victimization per 1,000 persons or households by types of crime were 16.3 for assault and 13.9 for attempted/threatened violence, and 96.9 for completed theft and 21.5 for completed household burglary; males had a higher rate of victimization for personal crimes (21.9) compared to females (17.8); the highest rate of victimization by age group was for 12-15 year-olds (43.6), followed by 20-24 year-olds (38.4) and 16-19 year-olds (37.4); and the highest rate of victimization (per 1,000 persons ages 12 or older) by race was 52.4 for persons of two or more races, 26.6 for Blacks, and 18.6 for Whites. Data for this report were collected through the annual National Crime Victimization Survey for the year 2008 from persons aged 12 and older living in the United States, including those living in group quarters such as dormitories and rooming houses. For 2008, 38, 060 households with 67, 090 persons were interviewed at six month intervals for the survey. Tables
Main Term(s): Victimization surveys
Index Term(s): Adolescent victims; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Burglary victims; Female victims; Male victims; Personal crime victims; Property crime victims; Victim profiles; Victimization; Victims of violence
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