By the numbers: Boston

By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 17, 2007

Rape and attempted rape in Boston
297 (Preliminary)

2005: 261

Forcible rape in Massachusetts
2005: 1732

Forcible rape nationwide
2005: 93,934

2006: Less than 1/10 of one percent change expected

Source: Compiled by the Boston Phoenix from Boston Police Department and FBI Uniform Crime Reports Data.

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