Change Indicator

Crimes against persons in Georgia

Crimes against persons

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Definition and Source



Numerator: Number of crimes against persons (includes assault, homicide, abduction, and sex offenses) Denominator: Number of persons in the population. Rate Calculation: 1,000 times the numerator divided by the denominator.

Data Source

Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, Georgia Crime Information Center, Georgia Bureau of Investigation.


UCR data is compiled directly from National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) submitted from Georgia’s law enforcement agencies. Each offense is either a Group A or Group B offense type. Law enforcement agencies report Group A offenses as part of a NIBRS incident report and are included in these data, but they report only arrest data for Group B offenses and are not included here. Crimes against persons Group A include assault offenses; homicide offenses; kidnapping/abduction; sex offenses, forcible; and sex offenses, nonforcible. Group B includes all other crimes against persons. S: Data Suppressed indicates that there were 4 or fewer events on which rates would be based.

Last Updated

December 2023