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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2005

Indicator 2:
Incidence of Victimization at School and Away From School


Table 2.1. Number of student-reported nonfatal crimes against students ages 12–18 and rate of crimes per 1,000 students, by location and year: 1992–2003
Year Number of crimes Rate of crimes per 1,000 students
Total Theft Violent Serious
violent1
Total Theft Violent Serious
violent1
 
At school
 
1992      3,409,200 2,260,500 1,148,600 245,400 144 95 48 10
1993 3,795,200 2,357,000 1,438,200 306,700 155 96 59 12
1994 3,795,500 2,371,500 1,424,000 322,400 150 94 56 13
1995 3,467,900 2,177,900 1,290,000 222,500 135 85 50 9
1996 3,163,000 2,028,700 1,134,400 225,400 121 78 43 9
1997 2,721,200 1,666,000 1,055,200 201,800 102 63 40 8
1998 2,715,600 1,562,300 1,153,200 252,700 101 58 43 9
1999 2,489,700 1,605,500 884,100 185,600 92 59 33 7
2000 1,946,400 1,246,600 699,800 128,400 72 46 26 5
2001 2,001,300 1,237,600 763,700 160,900 73 45 28 6
2002 1,753,600 1,095,000 658,600 88,100 64 40 24 3
2003 1,930,100 1,191,400 738,700 154,200 73 45 28 6
 
Away from school
 
1992 3,286,800 1,607,600 1,679,200 750,200 138 68 71 32
1993 3,419,700 1,691,800 1,728,000 849,500 139 69 70 35
1994 3,258,100 1,521,700 1,736,400 832,700 129 60 69 33
1995 3,058,300 1,561,800 1,496,500 599,000 119 61 58 23
1996 3,050,600 1,622,900 1,427,700 670,600 117 62 55 26
1997 3,107,300 1,551,600 1,555,800 635,900 117 58 59 24
1998 2,534,500 1,236,400 1,298,100 550,200 95 46 48 21
1999 2,106,600 1,048,200 1,058,300 476,400 78 39 39 18
2000 2,011,800 1,091,000 920,800 373,100 74 40 34 14
2001 1,670,500 912,900 757,500 290,300 61 33 28 11
2002 1,510,400 790,100 720,300 309,200 55 29 26 11
2003 1,592,600 746,200 846,400 325,000 60 28 32 12
1 Serious violent crimes are also included in violent crimes.
NOTE: Serious violent crimes include rape, sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault. Violent crimes include serious violent crimes and simple assault. Total crimes include violent crimes and theft. "At school" includes inside the school building, on school property, or on the way to or from school. Population sizes are 23,740,000 students ages 12–18 in 1992; 24,558,000 in 1993; 25,327,000 in 1994; 25,715,000 in 1995; 26,151,000 in 1996; 26,548,000 in 1997; 26,806,000 in 1998; 27,013,000 in 1999; 27,169,000 in 2000; 27,380,000 in 2001; 27,367,000 in 2002; and 26,386,000 in 2003. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Estimates of number of crimes are rounded to the nearest 100.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), 1992–2003.



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