Datasets for Programmatic SEO

Are you looking to build, or improve, a programmatic SEO site in the crime niche?

If so, today is your lucky day! We've put together the best 10 crime datasets for programmatic SEO (most of them are free) that you can download and use for your own projects.

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10 Useful Crime Datasets for pSEO

Along with a brief description of all the datasets, we have also included the format(s) they are available in.

1. FBI National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS)

Available format(s): JSON, MySQL

National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) dataset with crime data from local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in the United States, including details such as time, location, victim and offender characteristics, and crime motivation.

2. Crime in India

Available format(s): CSV

Dataset of state-wise crime data in India from 2001, classified by over 40 factors with 75+ CSV files, providing detailed information on various aspects of crime occurrences in India.

3. US Mass Shootings

Available format(s): CSV

US Mass Shootings dataset contains information on mass shootings that occurred in the United States, including the date, location, number of victims and fatalities, and other details. The data is collected from indiscriminate rampages in public places where the attacker killed at least four people. It excludes incidents that stem from more conventional crimes such as armed robbery or gang violence.

4. London Crime Data

Available format(s): CSV

London crime data contains 13M rows of crime counts by borough, category, and month, providing detailed insights on crime patterns and trends in the city.

5. Violent Crime Rate

Available format(s): XLS

The Violent Crime Rate dataset contains the rate of violent crime (per 1,000 population) for California, its regions, counties, cities, and towns, including data on murder, rape, and aggravated assault.

6. NYPD Complaint

Available format(s): CSV

NYPD Complaint dataset contains all valid felonies, misdemeanors, and violation crimes reported to the New York City Police Department (NYPD), with a total of 228,905 records.

7.World Crime Index

Available format(s): CSV

The World Crime Index dataset includes the crime index, with an estimation of overall level of crime in various cities and countries, classified as very low, low, moderate, high or very high. It also includes a safety index ranking for each location, and is based on crime levels reported to the dataset creator, rather than official government statistics. The dataset contains 453 records.

8. Corruption Indicator

Available format(s): CSV

The Corruption Indicator dataset contains evaluation of corruption from two major agencies, Transparency International and Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI), which covers 180 governments over the past 20 years.

9. Witch Trials

Available format(s): CSV

The Witch Trials dataset contains records of over 10,000 witch trials in Europe, spanning 550 years and accusing more than 43,000 individuals, resulting in 16,000 deaths. Compiled by economists Peter T. Leeson and Jake Russ.

10. Global Terrorism Catalogue

Available format(s): CSV

Global Terrorism Catalogue dataset is a comprehensive dataset of terrorist incidents that occurred globally since 1968. It includes information such as date, location, number of casualties, and details of the attack.

And that's it! I hope you found this list of crime datasets useful and if you do use any of them, let me know on Twitter.

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