Category Archives: CRIME STATISTICS

“What Percdentage Of Population Are Murderers?”

Someone cam by searching for “what percent of population are murderers.” That depends on what population you are talking about. In the absence of further information, World wide, approximately 1.5 percent of the populations, 15 in 1,000, 1500 in 1,000,000, … Continue reading

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US Crime Rates Vs Canada Crime Rates UPDATE!

Checking Canada’s Crime stats, I decided to recast the US vs Canada crime numbers in what should be the standard format for the future. As always, US are from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, while Canada’s crime numbers are take … Continue reading

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What Percentage Of Murder Victims Are Felons?

Someone came by searching for “what percentage of american murder victims are convicted felons.” The Bureau of Justice Statistics data is very old, the latest data dates from 1996 or so. If the limited studies that have been done since, … Continue reading

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Tennessee Report , Crime Down, Murder Up

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released its Crime in Tennessee report for 20154. In general, crime is trending down but homicide showed a slight bump, from 328 homicides in 2013 to 379 murders and manslaughter’s in 2014. An increase … Continue reading

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What Percentage Of Humans Commit Murder?

Someone stopped by searching for “what percentage of humans murder.” The search leaves open the question of for a year, or for a lifetime, or for some indefinite period in between. And of course, it also fails to specify a … Continue reading

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“how often are illegal guns used in murders?”

Someone stopped by searching for “how often are illegal guns used in murders.” Well, for the United States, the FBI reports there were 8,454 gun related murders committed in the United States during 2013. That is one gun related murder … Continue reading

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A Breakdown Of Murder Guns?

Someone stopped by searching for “a breakdown of murder guns.” Assuming the search is for the latest data available, and not 1958, where the percentage of gun related murders was approximately 48% of all murders, with approximately 32% of gun … Continue reading

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“How Is Crime Rate Determined?”

Someone stopped by searching for “how is a crime rate determined.” You need two things, a count of the number of crimes and the population in 100,000’s. For example, Chicago ordinarily has close to 500 “homicides,” and a current estimated … Continue reading

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Differences In FBI and CDC Homicide Total?”

Someone came by searching for “differences cdc fbi homicide total.” The FBI homicide and murder totals from the FBI Uniform Crime Reports are “reported by the police,” after a full investigation into the cause of death is conducted. The CDC … Continue reading

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Interesting: New Jersey Is #1 In Something

The Washington Post reports New Jersey is #1 in something. While the report is unsubstantiated, enough people will believe it is true to make no difference. Briefly quoting the Pravda Potomac story linked above: Notice that, compared to the national … Continue reading

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