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United States of America - Number of homicides

15,696 (number) in 2015

In 2015, number of homicides for United States of America was 15,696. Though United States of America number of homicides fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2001 - 2015 period ending at 15,696 in 2015.

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What is number of homicides?

“Intentional homicide” is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person

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What is United States of America number of homicides?

Date Value Change, %
2015 15,696 10.82 %
2014 14,164 -1.08 %
2013 14,319 -3.61 %
2012 14,856 1.33 %
2011 14,661 -0.41 %
2010 14,722 -4.40 %
2009 15,399 -6.47 %
2008 16,465 -3.87 %
2007 17,128 -1.05 %
2006 17,309 3.40 %
2005 16,740 3.67 %
2004 16,148