Murders in Missouri As a Percentage of All Murders in the United States, 1988-2012

As of December 1, 2016, Missouri accounted for 14.5% of all federal death row prisoners (9 of 62). By contrast, it accounted for 2.26% of all murders in the United States between 1988 and 2012.

Here is a year-by-year breakdown, based upon FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics, of the murders in the state of Missouri as a percentage of all murders committed in the United States from 1988 to 2012.

Year Missouri United States Total Percentage
1988 413 20,675 2.00%
1989 409 21,500 1.90%
1990 449 23,438 1.92%
1991 543 24,703 2.20%
1992 547 23,760 2.30%
1993 590 24,526 2.41%
1994 554 23,326 2.38%
1995 469 21,606 2.17%
1996 433 19,645 2.20%
1997 426 18,208 2.34%
1998 399 16,974 2.35%
1999 359 15,522 2.31%
2000 347 15,586 2.23%
2001 372 16,037 2.32%
2002 331 16,229 2.04%
2003 289 16,528 1.75%
2004 354 16,148 2.19%
2005 402 16,740 2.40%
2006 369 17,309 2.13%
2007 367 17,128 2.14%
2008 456 16,465 2.77%
2009 387 15,399 2.51%
2010 420 14,722 2.85%
2011 366 14,661 2.50%
2012 389 14,827 2.62%
Total 10,440 461,662 2.26%

Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics