Developmental Estimates of Subnational Crime Rates Based on the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCJ 249238)

Report, now available on the website of the Bureau of Justice Statistics USA

This report presents rates of violent and property crime victimization for the 50 states and select metropolitan statistical areas, generated using small-area estimation (SAE) methods. It—

  • describes the statistical modeling approach used to produce state-level estimates from National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data and auxiliary sources
  • compares SAE victimization rates for the 50 states from 1999 to 2013 to FBI crime rates from the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program
  • shows trends in criminal victimization rates for each state from 1999 to 2013
  • presents state-level estimates of intimate partner violence.

This report is the first in a new research and development series released by BJS.


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