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Criminal Victimization in the United States, 2008 - Statistical Tables

NCJ Number
Date Published
May 2011
135 pages
This report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics contains statistical data on criminal victimization in the United States in 2008.

Presents tables with detailed data on major items measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). Topics include—

  • crimes of violence (rape/sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated and simple assault), property crimes (household burglary, theft, and motor vehicle theft), and personal theft (pocket picking and completed and attempted purse snatching)
  • demographic characteristics of victims, including age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, marital status, household income, and educational level
  • characteristics of crime victimization, including time and place of occurrence, weapon use, self protection, injury and medical care, victim-offender relationship, offender characteristics, time lost from work, and economic losses
  • crimes reported and not reported to police, victims' reasons for reporting or not reporting crimes, and police response time.

These annual data, in 110 fully indexed tables, are released electronically and disseminated through the BJS website.

Download one table at a time, all the tables, or a section of the tables:

One table at a time
Table index - Keyword access to the most current tables through drill-down index. Spreadsheets and tables from prior editions are also available.

Date Published: May 1, 2011