Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR)

Incident rate of population, ratio

Incident rate refers to the number of distinct events in which one (or more) criminal offence(s) occurred per 100,000 population.

Population refers to the total membership, based on specific characteristics, of a group of people, objects or events at a given time and within a particular geographic area.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Rate per 100,000 population
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