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Birmingham Crime Rate Report (Alabama)

Birmingham crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 13 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Birmingham for 2015 is expected to be lower than in 2012.

The city violent crime rate for Birmingham in 2012 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 292.33% and the city property crime rate in Birmingham was higher than the national property crime rate average by 144.44%.

In 2012 the city violent crime rate in Birmingham was higher than the violent crime rate in Alabama by 237.39% and the city property crime rate in Birmingham was higher than the property crime rate in Alabama by 99.56%.

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Property and Violent Crime
Birmingham Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Birmingham Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Birmingham Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2012 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault2,035
Arson117
Burglary4,704
Forcible Rape152
Larceny and Theft9,042
Motor Vehicle Theft1,042
Murder and Manslaughter67
Robbery983
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)17,748
Property Crime14,905
Violent Crime3,237
2015 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1,805
Arson75
Burglary5,416
Forcible Rape154
Larceny and Theft9,950
Motor Vehicle Theft980
Murder and Manslaughter64
Robbery1,047
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)19,264
Property Crime16,421
Violent Crime3,070

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Birmingham Property Crime

Birmingham Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Birmingham Crime 2012

Birmingham Crime 2015

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Birmingham Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Birmingham Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Birmingham, Alabama crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Birmingham crime report data for 2015 was projected from 13 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2012.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.

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