How often do crimes occur?

The FBI has put together the 2007 Annual Digest of Crime. The report is made up of information from law enforcement all over the country as well as the FBI’s own statistics.

So, how often do certain crimes occur?

- A murder is committed every 31 minutes.

- A rape is committed every 5.8 minutes.

- A robbery is committed every 1.2 minutes.

- An aggravated assault is committed every 36.8 seconds.

- A burglary is committed every 14.5 seconds.